A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 67 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -83.3013° West, latitude 17.4893° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g5b. Id of event: us20007g5b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:01 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 21:43:01 / October 22, 2016 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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