More than 2,000 people killed in Morocco's deadliest earthquake in decades.

Marrakesh, along with coastal cities, experienced widespread damage and destruction.

Epicentre located 72 kilometres southwest of Marrakesh, with a magnitude of 6.8.

Shallow earthquakes are more dangerous due to their proximity to the surface.

Eyewitnesses describe the earthquake as intense, lasting for a significant duration.

Earthquakes are uncommon in North Africa, making this event particularly severe.

Convergence between Africa and Eurasia, along with overlapping faults, led to the severity.

Vulnerable communities faced significant losses, with homes rendered uninhabitable.

Morocco faces the challenge of rebuilding and recovering from the devastation.

Visit Allinfohere for more trending news