A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 44 km ENE of Great Swan Island, Honduras (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:32:23 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dwr6. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwr6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -83.5261° West, 17.5168° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 04:32:23 / April 9, 2018 @ 4:32 am.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 44 km ENE of Great Swan Island, Honduras.
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