On Friday 8 September an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred with an epicentre 70km southwest of Marrakesh. The earthquake was felt across multiple cities in Morocco. Infrastructure (power, water and communications) has been impacted. Be aware that aftershocks may occur.
Follow media and safety instructions from local authorities. If you have concerns about family and friends in Morocco, try to contact them directly before calling the Consular Emergency Centre.
If you have been affected and require emergency consular assistance, contact DFAT’s 24/7 Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305.

We advise:

Exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco overall due to the high risk of terrorist attacks.


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