A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (58 miles) on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:28 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000505p. Event ids that are associated: us2000505p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 17:17:28 / February 14, 2016 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.0554 West, latitude 12.1488 North, depth = 58.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.73 km (36 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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