Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Alboran Sea, 32 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 14:06 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Alboran Sea, 32 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 14:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Aug 14:09 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
2 Aug 14:09: Now using data updates from EMSC
2 Aug 14:12: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 20.0 km (from 4.3 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards S.
2 Aug 14:37: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km (from 12.4 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.9 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Aug 2, 2021 14:06:09 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.43°N / 3.66°W (Alboran Sea, Morocco)
Antipode: 35.43°S / 176.34°E
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NE of Al Hoceima (pop: 395,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Bni Bouayach (Province de Al Hoceïma) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Midar (Province de Driouch) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Nador (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NW of Al Aaroui (Nador Province) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ESE of Calpe (Gibraltar) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Fes (pop: 964,900) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) ENE of Rabat (pop: 1,655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.710 kmMorocco: STRAIT OF GIBRALTAREMSC
3.80 kmMorocco: ALBORIGN

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Nador (74.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was lying on the bed and it started to shake horizontally, the chandelier too | One user found this interesting.  
Nador (74.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was lying on the bed and it started to shake horizontally, the chandelier too | One user found this interesting.  
MELILLA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : The apartment was shaking in Melilla | One user found this interesting.  
Midar, Nador, Oriental (57.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Imzouren, Al-Hoceima, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (36.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Melilla (67.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Si mucho melilla  
Melilla / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Melilla (66 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Nador Morocco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Nador Centre at Home / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Melilla (67.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short
Melilla / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe
Beni Ansar (68.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Driouch / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
España, Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla, Melilla, Mel / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Saida (25.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Melilla / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bni Ansar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Melilla / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Temsaman (19.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Nador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Nador / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Nador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s
Nador (67.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Alhoceima / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
BENI ENSAR / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Melilla / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Nador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Melilla (66 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Al hoceima (32.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
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