A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Amapala in Honduras. Event id: us70008sc0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008sc0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -87.7317 West, latitude 13.2549 North, depth = 170.43 km. The temblor was reported at 06:11:18 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 170.43 km (106 miles). Global time and date of event 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 12:11:18 / April 9, 2020 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ciudad Choluteca (c. 75 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinandega, Somotillo, Jiquilisco. Close country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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