SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — An earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador and Honduras today, alarming some residents but causing no damages or injuries, officials said.
The temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 and struck at 3 p.m., 65 miles southwest of the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Authorities in El Salvador said the quake startled some residents of the capital of San Salvador. Juan Carlos Elvir, chief of Honduras' emergency response department, said the quake "was hardly even felt" in that country.
Seems gentle enough, where is that near (USA wise) ... Aussie here, is this an area that frequents them so nothing to worry about?