A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Travesia in Honduras. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 11:23:07 / December 30, 2016 @ 11:23 am. The temblor was detected at 05:23:07 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). 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 21.25 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -87.9808° West, 16.2416° North, depth 21.25 km. Id of earthquake: us10007nrb. Event ids that are associated: us10007nrb.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lívingston, La Lima, Punta Gorda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Sula (c. 489 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Choloma (c. 139 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Puerto Barrios (c. 56 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto Cortez (c. 48 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Lima (c. 46 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tela (c. 29 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. 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: 42 km NNW of Travesia, Honduras.
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