A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, off the coast of Central America (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 06:00:54 / August 17, 2020 @ 6:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -83.1429° West, latitude 3.5781° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bfub. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfub. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:54 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: off the coast of Central America.
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