It has barely been a week since three other quakes hit central Morocco.
Rabat – Two earthquakes hit the province of Driouch, 231 kilometer from Oujda in eastern Morocco on Sunday, November 24.
A statement from the National Institute of Geophysics said that the earthquakes, of magnitude 3.1 and 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale, were recorded at 10:32 a.m. and 10:34 respectively.
The first earthquake’s depth reached 17 kilometers, 34.935 degrees north and 3.764 degrees west.
The second’s quake depth reached 23 kilometers, 34.974 north and of 3.746 degrees west.
At the time of writing, no major damages or casualties have been reported.
These latest earthquakes are not the first of their kind. Last week, Midelt, a town in central Morocco, experienced three earthquakes of similar magnitudes.
The first earthquake took place on November 17 at 9:39 a.m. and reportedly had a magnitude of 5.3.
The second quake took place at 3:39 p.m. on the same day, ranking 4.3 in magnitude on the Richter scale.
The third earthquake, which had a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale, hit province of Midelt on Thursday, November 21.