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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 176 km northwest of Oujda, Oriental, Morocco, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 3:08 pm (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 176 km northwest of Oujda, Oriental, Morocco, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 3:08 pm (GMT +1) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 176 km northwest of Oujda, Oriental, Morocco, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 3:08 pm (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 26 km depth

26 Jan 14:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
26 Jan 14:18: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 2.0 km (from 16.8 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (13 mi) towards NNW.
26 Jan 18:12: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 26.0 km (from 1.2 to 16.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10 km (6.2 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Jan 26, 2022 14:08:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 3:08 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.42°N / 3.62°W (Alboran Sea, Oriental, Morocco)
Antipode: 35.42°S / 176.38°E
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Oujda (pop: 405,300) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ENE of Rabat (Rabat-Salé-Kénitra) (pop: 1,655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 16.2°C (61 F), humidity: 45%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.726 kmMorocco: STRAIT OF GIBRALTAREMSC
2.826 kmMorocco: ALBORÁN SURIGN

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