Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Nw Torres De Alcala.mac, Morocco on Thursday, 17 September 2020
17 Sep 04:40 UTC: First to report: IGN after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2289°N / 4.4176°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NW of Targuist (pop: 11,600)
42 km (26 mi) W of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
44 km (27 mi) W of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
139 km (86 mi) SE of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
143 km (89 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
166 km (103 mi) S of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 17 Sep 04:27 UTC||M 2.9 / 10 km||Nw Torres De Alcala.mac, Morocco||IGN|
|Thu, 17 Sep 04:27 UTC||M 2.9 / 10 km||Strait Of Gibraltar, Morocco||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.