A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras (41 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -83.3151 West, latitude 17.512 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:55:02 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 00:55:02 / January 21, 2018 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cm0b. Id of event: us2000cm0b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eight 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: 66 km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras.
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