Latest earthquakes near Morocco today

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List of latest earthquakes near Morocco.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 02:20AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.7 67 km E
from Tétouan
May 25, 2024 09:56AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 271 km N
from Oujda-Angad
May 24, 2024 07:53PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.4 100 km W
from Tangier
May 23, 2024 09:51PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.2 188 km WNW
from Tangier
May 23, 2024 08:57PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.2 293 km N
from Al Hoceïma
May 23, 2024 06:46PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.6 30 km ENE
from Al Hoceïma
May 23, 2024 03:20PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.2 159 km WNW
from Tangier
May 23, 2024 09:07AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.5 73 km NE
from Nador
May 22, 2024 10:11PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.0 36 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 22, 2024 07:40PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.2 197 km WNW
from Tangier
May 22, 2024 11:16AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 86 km NNW
from Al Hoceïma
May 22, 2024 02:42AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 30 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 21, 2024 05:32PM
(Casablanca)
M 3.1 30 km ENE
from Nador
May 21, 2024 04:48PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.3 121 km NE
from Tangier
May 21, 2024 04:14PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.9 18 km SSE
from Taza
May 20, 2024 01:31AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 37 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 19, 2024 05:22PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.7 125 km NE
from Tangier
May 19, 2024 05:08AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 34 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 19, 2024 02:22AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.2 41 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 18, 2024 08:42PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 37 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 17, 2024 10:08PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 178 km NW
from Tangier
May 16, 2024 12:13AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 43 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 15, 2024 12:28PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.3 176 km WNW
from Tangier
May 14, 2024 08:06PM
(Casablanca)
M 2.0 49 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
May 14, 2024 06:14AM
(Casablanca)
M 2.1 38 km ENE
from Al Hoceïma

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Morocco

Recent Morocco Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Morocco. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Morocco and elsewhere.

Morocco Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.7
May 26, 2024 02:20

Average

A total of 207 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Morocco in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Morocco roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Morocco in 2016. A total of 55 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Morocco that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Morocco with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Morocco in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Morocco during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Morocco (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 193 93.24%
Mag. 5 12 5.8%
Mag. 6 2 0.97%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Morocco

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Sep 8, 2023 23:11.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Mar 29, 1954 06:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Morocco occurred on Sep 8, 2023 23:11 local time (Africa/Casablanca timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 74 kilometers (46 mi) south-southwest of Marrakesh, at a depth of 19 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Morocco in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Mar 29, 1954 06:17, 195 kilometers (121 mi) south-southwest of Al Hoceïma. It is the strongest earthquake near Morocco in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Morocco in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Morocco.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Morocco.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 8, 2023 11:11PM
(Casablanca)
M 6.8 74 km SSW
from Marrakesh
Jan 25, 2016 04:22AM
(Casablanca)
M 6.3 50 km NNE
from Al Hoceïma
May 20, 2022 01:35PM
(Casablanca)
M 5.5 51 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
Jan 25, 2016 04:34AM
(Casablanca)
M 5.3 51 km NNE
from Al Hoceïma
Aug 28, 2021 12:20PM
(Casablanca)
M 5.3 44 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
Mar 15, 2016 04:40AM
(Casablanca)
M 5.2 56 km NNE
from Al Hoceïma
Jan 25, 2016 06:10AM
(Casablanca)
M 5.2 29 km N
from Al Hoceïma
Feb 22, 2016 03:46AM
(Casablanca)
M 5.1 66 km NE
from Al Hoceïma
Jan 21, 2016 01:47PM
(Casablanca)
M 5.1 49 km NNE
from Al Hoceïma
Jan 25, 2016 05:54AM
(Casablanca)
M 5.1 29 km NNE
from Al Hoceïma

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Morocco

Earthquakes by region of Morocco

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Morocco.

When was the last earthquake in Morocco?

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Morocco on the night of May 26, 2024 at 02:20 local time (Africa/Casablanca). The center of this earthquake was located 67km east of Tétouan at a depth of 25km under water in the Alboran Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Morocco in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Morocco?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Morocco on the morning of March 29, 1954 at 06:17 local time (Africa/Casablanca). The center of this earthquake was located 195km north of Al Hoceïma at a depth of 626km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Morocco since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Morocco?

In the past 10 years, 207 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Morocco. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.