A 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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