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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Savannah Bight in Honduras

Earthquake location 16.9093S, -85.6443WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:29:50 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wi7. Id of event: us20004wi7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 07:29:50 / February 2, 2016 @ 7:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -85.6443 West, latitude 16.9093 North, depth = 34.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.87 km (22 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 55 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -85.6443° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.9093° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-02 07:29:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 09:13:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.241 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004wi7 Id of event.
Event Code 20004wi7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004wi7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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