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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Victoria in Honduras

Earthquake location 15.5073S, -87.7997WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Victoria in Honduras. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -87.7997 West, latitude 15.5073 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70008eaj. Event ids that are associated: us70008eaj. The temblor was picked up at 05:22:02 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 11:22:02 / March 22, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from San Pedro Sula (c. 489 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Choloma (c. 139 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from El Progreso (c. 100 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Puerto Barrios (c. 56 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Puerto Cortez (c. 48 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from La Lima (c. 46 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Barrios, Yoro, Azacualpa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km NE of Victoria, Honduras.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.7997° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.5073° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NE of Victoria, Honduras Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-22 11:22:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-23 01:19:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.529 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008eaj Id of event.
Event Code 70008eaj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008eaj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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