Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 27 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco on Thursday, 17 September 2020
17 Sep 16:28 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour 50 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.4284°N / 3.7297°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
30 km (18 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
33 km (21 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
157 km (97 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
191 km (119 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
194 km (120 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 17 Sep 14:38 UTC||M 2.2 / 7 km||27 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco||IGN|
|Thu, 17 Sep 14:38 UTC||M 2.2 / 7 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.