Rabat – A 4-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit the province of Driouch, 231 kilometer from Oujda in eastern Morocco on Thursday, December 5.
The Richter scale recorded the earthquake at 12:27 p.m. (GMT+1), the National Earthquake Surveillance and Alert Network has said.
The quake occurred at a depth of 16 km, a 35.167 north and 3.520km west.
The recent quake took place after several earthquakes hit both eastern and central Morocco. The National Institute of Geophysics said that two earthquakes hit the province of Driouch on November 24.
Earlier in November, Midelt, a town in central Morocco, experienced three earthquakes of similar magnitudes.