A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 44 km NE of Cusuna, Honduras (27 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 20:23:14 / September 29, 2016 @ 8:23 pm. Exact location, longitude -84.9365° West, latitude 16.1287° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:23:14 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006txy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006txy.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km NE of Cusuna, Honduras.
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