A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from El Rancho in Honduras. Unique identifier: us70007mdh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mdh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 02:54:35 / February 10, 2020 @ 2:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:35 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -87.4462° West, 14.6427° North.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tegucigalpa (c. 850 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Progreso (c. 100 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Comayagua (c. 58 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Siguatepeque (c. 43 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Paz (c. 17 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yoro (c. 15 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Progreso, San Manuel, Santa Bárbara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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