Rocking the World – M7.6 in Honduras

WATCH the Earth move LIVE

The Earth continues to ring, like a bell, after the HUGE magnitude 7.6 (Mww, mb) Honduras earthquake.  The event occurred at 10Jan2018 02:51hrs UTC (8:51 pm CST) and had a focal depth of ~10km deep.  A tsunami warning was issued for parts of the Carribean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. 

Scientists are eager to study the event in detail, but we also focus on the affects on human injuries and socio-economic damages.  Scientists and engineers strike a balance between technical inquiries and natural disasters.  At Station E1TX, we recorded the following images using an EQ1 educational seismograph:

 

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