A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (65 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000505a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000505a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -88.1427° West, latitude 12.089° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:20 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 16:33:20 / February 14, 2016 @ 4:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 104 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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