5.6-magnitude quake hits northern Morocco-Xinhua

5.6-magnitude quake hits northern Morocco

Source: Xinhua| 2022-05-20 23:23:56|Editor: huaxia

RABAT, May 20 (Xinhua) -- A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit northern Morocco on Friday, said the Moroccan Institute of Geophysics in a statement.

No casualties have been reported so far.

The tremor, whose epicenter was recorded off the coast of the province of Driouch, occurred at 1:35 p.m. (1235 GMT), the statement said.

The epicenter was at the depth of 17 km and the quake was felt in the Provinces of Nador and El Hoceima, it added.