Over 2,000 Dead And Rising Due To 6.8 Earthquake In Morocco
There are currently no known tsunami alerts in effect.
MOROCCO - A 6.8 earthquake has hit Oukaïmedene, Morocco in Northern Africa at a depth of 18.5 kilometers (11.5 miles deep). There are currently no known tsunami alerts in effect.
Over 2,000 people have been found dead and 2,059 injured, 1,404 seriously due to the 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Morocco. The number is likely to rise as casualties are assessed.
USGS: “At 11 pm local time in western Morocco, a shallow M6.8 earthquake shook the Atlas mountains. Many residences in the region are vulnerable to shaking”.
The number of dead is expected to be substantially higher as first responders are having great difficulty reaching some remote villages impacted by the earthquake.
This report will be altered if that changes. The black dots on the map represent population density.
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