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Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.3 km southeast of Choluteca, Honduras, Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:51 am (GMT -6) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.3 km southeast of Choluteca, Honduras, Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:51 am (GMT -6) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.3 km southeast of Choluteca, Honduras, Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:51 am (GMT -6)
6 Dec 10:02 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 09:51:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:51 am (GMT -6)
Statusdisregarded
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.29474°N / 87.18029°W (Departamento de Choluteca, Honduras)
Antipode13.295°S / 92.82°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearest volcanoSan Cristobal (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) ESE of Choluteca (pop: 75,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNW of San Jeronimo (pop: 2,380) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Concepcion de Maria (pop: 923) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NW of El Triunfo (pop: 7,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) ESE of San Lorenzo (Valle) (pop: 22,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NW of Somotillo (Chinandega, Nicaragua) (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WSW of San Marcos de Colon (pop: 8,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (54 mi) S of Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán) (pop: 850,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 21.2°C (70 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 85 km / 53 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tegucigalpa, Honduras: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Choluteca, honduras (0 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s : No se inglés pero si tembló  

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