Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 81 km northeast of Coxen Hole, Honduras, on 2020-08-11 09:59:31 -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake Caribbean Sea, 90 km northeast of Coxen Hole, Honduras, 10 August 2020 14:13 GMT, which had occurred 1 day 2 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 81 km northeast of Coxen Hole, Honduras, on 2020-08-11 09:59:31

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

11 Aug 16:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Aug 11 16:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Aug 11 19:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2020 15:59:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-11 09:59:31
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.754°N / 85.924°W (Caribbean Sea, Honduras)
Nearest volcano: Utila (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (51 mi) NE of Coxen Hole (Roatán) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Puerto Castilla (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Trujillo (pop: 9,650) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Tocoa (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NE of La Ceiba (pop: 130,200) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNE of Olanchito (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of El Progreso (pop: 100,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ENE of Choloma (pop: 139,100) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) ENE of San Pedro Sula (pop: 489,500) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNE of Tegucigalpa (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ESE of Ambergris Cay Island (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Northern Cay Island (pop: 6) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.015 km93 Km al norte de Trujillo, HondurasINETER
4.510 kmnorth of HondurasUSGS
4.510 kmOffshore HondurasEMSC
4.410 kmNorth of HondurasGFZ

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