Monday, May 02, 2011

Small Earthquakes - central and southern Morocco

Three light tremors of a magnitude ranging between 3.2 and 3.6 on the Richter scale were felt on Saturday and Sunday in the centre and the south of Morocco, the National Geophysics Institute reported.

On Saturday night, a light earthquake of a magnitude of 3.2 hit the commune of Ouisselsate (province of the southern city of Ouazrazate), according to the same source.

On Sunday morning, two other tremors of a magnitude of 3.6 and 3.4 struck the provinces of the central cities of Khenifra and Azilal respectively. There have been no reports of damage.

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