The largest recent earthquake in Morocco: a magnitude of 6.8 and felt in the Iberian Peninsula and the Canary Islands

By 09/09/2023 Portal

The devastation caused by the earthquake suffered in Morocco, with more than a thousand deaths, demonstrates the destruction that earthquakes can cause depending on the terrain under which they occur, in this case in an area with buildings poorly prepared to withstand this release of energy. Geological services determine that the earthquake was magnitude 6.8. According to the data available to specialists, it is the worst that the country has suffered since records began.

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