A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sinuapa in Honduras on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000kb2t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kb2t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 23:53:55 / April 5, 2019 @ 11:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:55 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -89.1297° West, 14.5298° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, San Salvador, Jalapa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 10 km NNE of Sinuapa, Honduras.
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