A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Savannah Bight in Honduras on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003dbt. Unique identifier: us70003dbt. The temblor was detected at 01:43:46 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 07:43:46 / April 28, 2019 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -86.1144 West, latitude 16.7387 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo, Coxen Hole (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Trujillo (c. 9 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 42 km NW of Savannah Bight, Honduras.
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