A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from French Harbor in Honduras on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003pnj. Unique identifier: us20003pnj. Exact location, longitude -86.4012° West, latitude 16.6231° North, depth = 15 km. Global time and date of event 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 13:37:04 / September 28, 2015 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:37:04 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from La Ceiba (c. 130 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Trujillo (c. 9 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ceiba, Trujillo, Coxen Hole (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km N of French Harbor, Honduras. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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