Two earthquakes hit Moroccan coastal city

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Morocco’s Rif Mountain range lies between African and Eurasian plates.

ANOTHER earthquake has hit Al Hoceima in Morocco, with its epicentre 67 kilometres from the coastal city. 

The 5.4 magnitude quake happened at 3.46am local time (4.46am in Spain) on February 22 in the Mediterranean Sea between Morocco and Spain. 

According to surveys from the US Seismological Centre USGS, the hypocentre had a depth of around 20 kilometres and was quickly followed by a smaller quake registering 4.6. 

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There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property. 

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