A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Savannah Bight in Honduras on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 08:04:37 / April 16, 2020 @ 8:04 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Savannah Bight in Honduras (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -85.7099° West, 16.9332° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008xeb. Ids that are associated to the event: at00q8vfrr, pt20107000, us70008xeb. The temblor was detected at 02:04:37 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo, Coxen Hole (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 116 km (72 miles) from Trujillo (c. 9 600 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras.
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