A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Libertad in Honduras. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:33:20 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005hnz. Event ids that are associated: us10005hnz. Exact location of earthquake, -87.6277° West, 14.7655° North, depth 15.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/16 / 2016-05-10 07:33:20 / May 10, 2016 @ 7:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cofradía, Tegucigalpa, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tegucigalpa (c. 850 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Progreso (c. 100 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Comayagua (c. 58 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from La Lima (c. 46 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Siguatepeque (c. 43 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Villanueva (c. 31 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 2 km NW of La Libertad, Honduras. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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