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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 7km S of San Juan Pueblo, Honduras

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 5km S of San Juan Pueblo, Honduras on Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 5km S of San Juan Pueblo, Honduras on Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 April 2013 19:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:14 (America/Tegucigalpa)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.5366°N / 87.228°W (Honduras)
Nearest volcano: Utila (74 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 10 Apr 2013
Wed, 10 Apr 19:14 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km HONDURASEMSC
Wed, 10 Apr 19:14 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km HondurasGFZ
Wed, 10 Apr 19:13 UTCM 5.4 / 20 km339 km al SURESTE de CHETUMAL, QRSSN

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
San Pedro Sula / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Roatan coco view resort / MMI IV (Light shaking): Thought the waves & wind were rocking our hotel room over the water. Was surprised to hear it was an earthquake.
Puerto Cortes, Honduras / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in between teaching classes at school and getting some supplies in the teacher room. All of a sudden the building started to shake a bit. Shelves and the things on them were rattling. I was on the first floor, the kids on the second and third floors felt it worse. We also have some cracks in our building from the shake.
Puerto Cortes, Honduras / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Pedro Sula / not felt
Belize City / MMI III (Weak shaking): was sitting down.quite scary
West End, Roatan, Islas de la Bahia, Honduras / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
bufalo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Pedro Sula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
La Ceiba / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Esteli, Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was working at home when suddenly I heard what sounded like a large truck rumbling past my house (a little unusual for my neighborhood). Soon it felt like the wall I was sitting against was shaking, the clothes in my closet started to swing, things on my desk rattled a little bit, and I could hear the glass window slots rattling around in their place. It lasted for about 4-5 seconds.
San Pedro Sula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tegucigalpa / MMI IV (Light shaking): i felt from my office. no object has been displaced or fell. it only lasted 1 or 2 seconds. It was very noticeable though as everyone else fell it the building.
Talanga, HN / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Placencia, Belize / MMI IV (Light shaking): Scary because reminded me of the big one back in 2009 that starting with light shaking as well.
Placencia, Belize / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tegucigalpa / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Honduras / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Belize City / MMI III (Weak shaking): Really scary
San Pedro Sula, Honduras / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
san pedro sula / MMI IX (Violent shaking): ahhhhh scary idc
Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (165 km S from epicenter)(no details): Estaba en el trono! Suerte que no fue mas fuerte porque hubiera tenido que salir corriendo con el mojon colgando....... (via EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (167 km S from epicenter)(no details): Many people say that to be near a door can be helpfull but I think no because depends the kind of wood used in the factorization of the door, and the age of it, if there have not damaged by thermites. (via EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras) (40 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Everyone in our Building felt it and ran outdoors (via EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (162 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fué rápido, se estremeció el ambiente, asusto un poco. (via EMSC)
Coxen Hole (Honduras) (118 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We felt the earhquake on the entire country (via EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): NO COMENTARIOS (via EMSC)

 

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