A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Savannah Bight in Honduras on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -85.8838 West, latitude 16.8098 North, depth = 37.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:35:55 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 11:35:55 / March 5, 2018 @ 11:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcdu. Unique identifier: us2000dcdu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.13 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coxen Hole (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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