A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Savannah Bight in Honduras. Exact location of earthquake, -85.8614° West, 16.8684° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 14:13:27 / August 10, 2020 @ 2:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:13:27 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bbu3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbu3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Trujillo (c. 9 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Coxen Hole (c. 7 500 pop). 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).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km N of Savannah Bight, Honduras. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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