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Earthquake swarm near the coast of northern Morocco

An earthquake swarm that started after a magnitude 6.3 quake near Al Hoceima, northern Morocco (Strait of Gibraltar) on January 25 continues. This quake, preceded by M5.0 on January 21, occurred almost 12 years after the 2004 M6.3 Al Hoceima quake that caused more...

March 15, 2016

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Very shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Morocco

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.3 hit near the coast of Morocco at 04:22 UTC on January 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (62 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

January 25, 2016