M 4.6 in Morocco on 30 Jul 2021 08:58 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1279286
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.2719 , -3.645
Event Date: 30 Jul 2021 08:58 UTC
30 Jul 2021 09:58 Local
Exposed Population:
1560000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jul 2021 09:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5 (Morocco)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Morocco= 5; Spain= 1.8


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 0.7
us6000f0k0 Scaled population (vector) 6.22  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0.83  
  INFORM_normalised 0.99  
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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Al Hoceima, Al-Hoceima, Tanger-T ... 2021-07-30T11:41+0200.

A very shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near Al Hoceima, Al-Hoceima, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco. According to Spain's Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), the quake hit on Friday 30 July 2021 at 9:58 am l

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),