The strong earthquake that occurred tonight in Morocco spread panic among the inhabitants of cities like Marrakech, where they ran out of the buildings, as can be seen in several videos published on social networks. The epicenter has been located between Marrakech and Agadir, giving rise to widespread tremors in several cities.
In Marrakech there have been moments of real terror during the Moroccan earthquake, such as the one in the video that accompanies these lines, in which you can see how a building collapses as if it were a house of cards due to the effect of a strong tremor.
🇲🇦 | URGENT – EARTHQUAKE IN MOROCCO: The moment when a building completely collapsed after the earthquake that hit Marrakesh in Morocco recently.
— Alerta News 24 (@AlertNews24) September 9, 2023
The Moroccan earthquake occurred 71 kilometers southwest of Marrakech, with a depth of 18.5 kilometers, at 11:11 p.m. local time (10:11 p.m. GMT). Late at night, the authorities had not reported any fatalities.
In the city of Tinghir, in the center to the east of Morocco, several buildings have also collapsed, as seen in the video of the following network message:
🇲🇦 | EARTHQUAKE IN MOROCCO: Collapsed building in the city of Tinghir, in central-eastern Morocco, after the earthquake:
— Alerta News 24 (@AlertNews24) September 8, 2023
The epicenter of the Moroccan earthquake has been located between Marrakech and Agadir, giving rise to widespread tremors in other cities such as:
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