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Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - North of Honduras on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - information

Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - North of Honduras on Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Major mag. 7.5 earthquake  - North of Honduras on Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Jan 10 03:03: Magnitude recalculated from 7.5 to 7.3.
Jan 10 03:14: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 7.5.
Date & time: Wed, 10 Jan 02:51:32 UTC
Magnitude: 7.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.41°N / 83.5°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Utila (394 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 10 Jan
Wed, 10 Jan 02:51 UTCM 7.4 / 2 kmNORTH OF HONDURAS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 10 Jan 02:51 UTCM 7.6 / 10 km- 44km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, MX (547.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt indoors on 3rd floor of Privilege Aluxes Hotel in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Thought my wife was kicking the couch until I saw the TV shaking a bit. Felt 2-3 instances of shaking over a span of 10 seconds.
(2114.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I was awake at the time of the quake, did NOT feel anything. (via app)
Punta Nizuc, Cancun / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(510.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking) (via app)
(2789.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(2480.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Cozumel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Diriamba, Nicaragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(2360.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Benque Viejo Town, Cayo District, Belize (599.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Thought it was the refrigerator defrosting making noise but then noticed the water gallons shaking so knew then it must be tremors from an earthquake (via app)
shropshire / not felt: Boring Britain nothing's ever happened
(2104.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz (1244.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(573.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
(996.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I live in 4 story building. I was sitting in front of my desk and I felt a little bit of shaking. In my room the flat tv was shaking like for 10 seconds.
Spanish Lookout, Belize (592.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cancun / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very disturbing; worried more to come.
Isla Mujeres, Mexico / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Roatan, Honduras / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Grand caymans / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cancun / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mérida, Yuc. México / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cancun (538.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cancún Mexixo (546.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa Del Carmen / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Thought someone was shaking the bed. At a coastal all-inclusive resort just north of PDC.
(353.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Hotel Palma real la ceiba honduras (375.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shakeing
(836.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Lamps on long ropes were waving.
Corozal / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I just felt it once
(1849.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
chetumal / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cancun / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tulum Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
West Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (296 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Puerto Aventuras Mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): All living room was shaking!!
Dangriga Town / MMI IV (Light shaking): short motion 12 seconds tops
Playa del Carmen / MMI IV (Light shaking)
isla mujeres / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lying in bed - bed was shaking - could see it moving. Table next to bed also shaking.
Chetumal Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
san pedro sula / not felt
Placencia, Belize (543.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I have never felt an earthquake before but the floor is cement where I am renting. I come here for the winters from Canada. The floor was moving and it was very easy to tell it was a light after shock from somewhere. You have a great website. At first I thought I was nuts but now I can see it was the real thing. Thanks for posting this so quick. Sharene
Tegucigalpa (539.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Belize City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cozumel (500.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
El Castillo, Costa Rica (787.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Akumal / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cozumel, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa del Carmen, Mex / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cancun, Mexico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Belize City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belize / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(664.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Honduras (545.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Cancún (533.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mahahual / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico / MMI III (Weak shaking): Slow shaking for about 45 seconds
Tegucigalpa Honduras (547.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Grand cayman (287.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Leon, Nicaragua / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(539.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belmopan (560.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(892 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I'm in a 3rd floor of a 7 floors building. (via app)
Mérida Yucatán (686.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico (521.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I had just gone to bed. The bed was rocking, I thought perhaps a large truck had driven past, but I realized that there was no associated noise.
(495.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belize / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Playa Del Carmen (314.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Carlos, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belmopan, Belize / MMI III (Weak shaking)
BELIZE City (497.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mirror on wall was shaking. (via app)
Belize City, Belize / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cancún / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Akumal, Mexico bed shook about three intervals (521.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Three intervals of bed shaking
Belize city (499.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
davie, florida (1018.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Belize City (Belize) (489 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt it at work I taught it was one of my colleagues messing around. (via EMSC)
Barra Patuca (Honduras) (192 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte, no podía mantenerme en pies. (via EMSC)
Alajuela (Costa Rica) (822 km S from epicenter)(no details): We are in the caribeen sea Right now and we Didn t feel anything... i am worry about stunami... Princess cruise (via EMSC)
(Honduras) (534 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Bueno aquí en Comayagua algunos amigos lo sintieron, la verdad yo no. (via EMSC)
(Honduras) (374 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very, very strong quake. (via EMSC)
Kingston (Jamaica) (729 km E from epicenter)(no details): My mom heard a little rumble in Hanover, Jamaica (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (553 km W from epicenter)(no details): The feeling last for less than a minute. Furnitures were rumbling, and we fell things shaking for a few seconds twice in that minute. We are at the 3rd floor of an hotel in Cozumel. (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (539 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 30 seconds, dishes and doors rattling. Was on the couch and it started shaking. (via EMSC)
Puerto Morelos (Mexico) (515 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted a long time (via EMSC)
Belize City (Belize) (489 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slight tremors, standing water in cooler moving from side to side, minor movement of boats in river at back of house. (via EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras) (386 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve pero, lo sentí al ver como se movía las lámparas. (via EMSC)
Ciudad de México (Mexico) (1659 km W from epicenter)(no details): Valió verga (via EMSC)
(Colombia) (1651 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Aunque es una zona sismológica mente activa los sismos potentes suceden con menos frecuencia pero sucedenpor eso hay que estar maspendientes. (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (747 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slow movement (via EMSC)
San Crisanto (Mexico) (736 km NW from epicenter)(no details): heard faint rumbling, bed shook a little, then got stronger, the dogs were concerned. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (733 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Aqui no se sintio (via EMSC)
Chichigalpa (Nicaragua) (648 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Estamos en Chichigalpa. Chinandega.COMENZÓ A AGIRARSE hacia los lados el agua dd la piscina en el club del Ingenio San Antonio, Se salió de los bordillos y una sensación de mareo. Impresionante! (via EMSC)
Spanish Lookout (Belize) (581 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt a little (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (557 km W from epicenter)(no details): La cama vibraba. En esta zona no se sienten temblores asi que tardé en identificar lo que pasaba. Mi esposo ya estaba dormido y el temblor lo despertó. (via EMSC)
Belmopan (Belize) (555 km W from epicenter)(no details): My bed was moving (via EMSC)
Belmopan (Belize) (554 km W from epicenter)(no details): Could here thing creaking but very little to no movement. Lasted around 20 to 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Belmopan (Belize) (554 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in Belmopan (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (543 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Cancun hotel zone laying in bed and bed started banging the wall and patio door starting banging open and close at same time (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (543 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Laying in bed 3rd story building, felt the building shaking for about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (543 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sitting on couch and felt it shaking side to side. (via EMSC)
Cancún (Mexico) (543 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Laying on bed watching my kids play in the room and my wife sleeping... the lamp on the room started moving very gently... (via EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (541 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This was the one I felt. Tegucigalpa. (via EMSC)
Orange Walk (Belize) (537 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt a slight shake (via EMSC)
Orange Walk (Belize) (536 km W from epicenter)(no details): Yes I felt it (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (530 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve (via EMSC)
San Joaquin (Belize) (528 km W from epicenter)(no details): Short tremor, loud thunder like sound. (via EMSC)
(Belize) (525 km W from epicenter)(no details): still continuing after say two minutes (via EMSC)
Corozal (Belize) (525 km W from epicenter)(no details): My couch shook for about 5 seconds and that was all. My 2 dogs never even noticed it. (via EMSC)
San Pedro Sula (Honduras) (519 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Aquí en San Pedro Sula no senti nada, debió ser muy leve el movimiento. (via EMSC)
(Belize) (519 km W from epicenter)(no details): This is only the 2 nd time I’ve ever felt a tremor. (via EMSC)
San Pedro Sula (Honduras) (519 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió algo leve, tenía un vaso de agua en la mesa y el agua comenzó a moverse (via EMSC)
Tulum (Mexico) (517 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Le lit bougeait légèrement. (via EMSC)
Chetumal (Mexico) (517 km W from epicenter)(no details): Es el primer temblor en esta región con esta intensidad. (via EMSC)
Playa del Carmen (Mexico) (516 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sitting in room in playa del carmen when felt room shaking for a few seconds (via EMSC)
Playa del Carmen (Mexico) (516 km NW from epicenter)(no details): just 3-4 seconds of shaking the building, clearly to feel on 3rd floor. Nothing that realy bothered someone, on the street the most people did not feel it (via EMSC)
Ladyville (Belize) (505 km W from epicenter)(no details): Wow, this thing really moved our chairs and dinning table. It was enough to have us go seek shelter under a structural beam. (via EMSC)
(Belize) (504 km W from epicenter)(no details): Two separate events about 1 minute apart. House shook but no damage. (via EMSC)
Belize City (Belize) (493 km W from epicenter)(no details): 3 story building creaking and shaking, not violently. Enough to wake us up. Lasted 20-30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Belize City (Belize) (493 km W from epicenter)(no details): Me and my friend "Bullet" were having anal sex behind closed doors when my anus started to vibrate violently (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (489 km NW from epicenter)(no details): On 6th floor of hotel. Swaying in building in Cozumel. (via EMSC)
(Belize) (476 km W from epicenter)(no details): I barely felt it. Only a slight tremor. (via EMSC)
San Pedro (Belize) (471 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lights on wall rattled. Water in swimming pool sloshed. (via EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras) (388 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was in bed and everything started moving back and foward lightly for about a minute. (via EMSC)
(Honduras) (337 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt tremor for almost a minute, strong shaking (via EMSC)
(Honduras) (332 km W from epicenter)(no details): felt it for like 40seconds..walls and lights slightly moving.. (via EMSC)
(Cayman Islands) (324 km NE from epicenter)(no details): If earthquake location correct surprised it was felt in grand cayman (via EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands) (313 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a jolt about 5 mins before, noticed water was moving in cups on table. Then felt small shake which then grew in size, heard very low rumble. Thought about getting the kids out of bed. Then it stopped. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 10 Jan 03:40 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (204 km)- 85km ENE of Savannah Bight, Honduras
[Map]
USGS
(373.9 km S from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
San Ignacio (423.2 km N from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wed, 10 Jan 04:12 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (385 km)NORTH OF HONDURAS
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 10 Jan 04:51 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (430 km)North of Honduras
[Map]
GFZ
Portmore, Jamaica / not felt
Wed, 10 Jan 04:57 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (419 km)- 74km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 10 Jan 05:13 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (326 km)- 21km WSW of Great Swan Island, Honduras
[Map]
USGS
(493.7 km S from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Wed, 10 Jan 07:10 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (366 km)- 17km ENE of Great Swan Island, Honduras
[Map]
USGS
Dangriga (475.7 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt in Dangriga. Quick shake not as long as when there was quake in Mexico recently. (via app)

 

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