A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras (45 miles) on Monday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:30 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kne. Unique identifier: us10006kne. Exact location of earthquake, -85.4941° West, 17.0189° North, depth 11.56 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 20:10:30 / September 5, 2016 @ 8:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.56 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 73 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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