Weather of Arabia - Moroccan official television announced a short while ago that the number of victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on Friday/Saturday night had reached 632 deaths, the non-final toll, and 622 injured, which was described by experts as the most violent in a century.
The National Center for Scientific and Technical Research - headquartered in Rabat - stated that the magnitude of the earthquake reached 7 degrees on the Richter scale, while the National Institute of Geophysics in Morocco confirmed that the earthquake occurred around 11 pm on Friday (22 pm GMT) and its epicenter was in the Al Haouz province southwest. Marrakesh, at a depth of 8 kilometers.
The earthquake caused a number of residential buildings to collapse, causing large numbers of casualties and injuries, and the toll is still likely to rise.
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