A major earthquake with magnitude 7.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/18 / 2018-01-10 02:51:31 / January 10, 2018 @ 2:51 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Great Swan Island in Honduras (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:51:31 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000c2zy. Event ids that are associated: pt18010000, at00p2bjxw, us1000c2zy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.5197 West, latitude 17.4693 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras.
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