5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Morocco's Al Hoceima Province


An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted the province of Al Hoceima in northern Morocco at 9:12 a.m. (12:12 pm UAE time) Saturday.

The Moroccan Institute of Geophysics said in a statement.

The epicentre of the tremor was initially determined to be at the town of Nekkour, at a depth of 21 km, it said.

No casualties have been reported so far.

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