A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km WSW of Great Swan Island, Honduras (53 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 15.57 km, -84.6738° West, 17.1042° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 03:20:39 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.57 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:20:39 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004fa4. Event ids that are associated: us10004fa4.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km WSW of Great Swan Island, Honduras.
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