A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 km WSW of Great Swan Island, Honduras (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 03:00:27 / February 3, 2016 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -84.7175 West, latitude 17.0595 North, depth = 15.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.18 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wrk. Id of event: us20004wrk. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:27 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 92 km WSW of Great Swan Island, Honduras.
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