Magnitude 7 earthquake hits Morocco

The Moroccan Heart for Geophysics (Nationwide Institute of Geophysics) introduced this morning, Saturday September 9, 2023, that an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale occurred within the southeast of Morocco, extra exactly within the “Al-Haouz” province.

The Moroccan Heart for Geophysics additionally indicated that the origin of the earthquake occurred at a depth of roughly 10.7 kilometers and 368 kilometers from the “Rabat” area.

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The next video additionally reveals crying youngsters and residents fleeing their properties and gathering locations in the direction of the streets the place the hazard is much less.

The Moroccan Inside Ministry additionally introduced in a preliminary estimate that 296 individuals have been killed and 153 others have been injured and hospitalized following the earthquake that hit the nation right now.

Many property losses have been additionally reported in cities adjoining to the earthquake zone.

Report from the Volcano Discovery Heart: –

In accordance with the Volcano Discovery Heart for Geoscience Analysis, the 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred late Friday night and occurred at a depth of roughly 18.5 kilometers.

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