A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Off the coast of Central America (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000aw2q. Event ids that are associated: us2000aw2q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 19:11:04 / September 28, 2017 @ 7:11 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.2 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.2 km, -84.1381° West, 3.222° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:11:04 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Off the coast of Central America.
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