A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. The temblor was reported at 11:06:56 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 46.98 km (29 miles). Global time of event 20/03/15 / 2015-03-20 17:06:56 / March 20, 2015 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -86.8964 West, latitude 11.164 North, depth 46.98 km, unique identifier, us10001p8c.
Close countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Sur.
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