A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Savannah Bight in Honduras. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 08:04:39 / 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, -85.7° West, 17° North, depth 33 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:04:39 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: at00q8vfrr. Event ids that are associated: pt20107000, at00q8vfrr.
Close country/countries, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 123 km (77 miles) from Trujillo (c. 9 600 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo, Coxen Hole (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes 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 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: 62 km NNE of Savannah Bight, Honduras.
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