A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Off the coast of Central America (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -84.2556° West, 2.8772° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:00 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ghy. Id of event: us60008ghy. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 12:43:00 / March 16, 2020 @ 12:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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