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Earthquake in Morocco

Tuesday, 24 February 2004

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Al Hoceima, Morocco
Date of Charter Activation:
February 24, 2004
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UNOCHA
Project Management:
UNOSAT

Description of the event

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in the Mediterranean sea, close to the Moroccan port city Al Hoceima on Tuesday 24 February. The earthquake was centred in an area 185 miles (295 km) east-northeast of Rabat. Sizeable aftershocks continued to occur in the early hours of Wednesday 25 February.

Ochenene village, February 25, 2004 [261 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
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Map by SERTIT

Sidi bauafif village, February 25, 2004 [261 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT

Airport, February 25, 2004 [273]

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT

Izmorene village, February 25, 2004 [260 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT

Ait Kamara village, February 25, 2004 [257 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT

Al Hoceima city , February 25, 2004 [297 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT

Al Hoceima vue d'ensemble, 25 février 2004 [261 KB]

Source: SPOT Data
Acquired: February 25, 2004

Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2004
Map by SERTIT