A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Somotillo in Nicaragua. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 06:01:00 / June 10, 2016 @ 6:01 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:01:00 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.9272 West, latitude 12.9106 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us100061v4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100061v4.
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Estelí (c. 96 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ciudad Choluteca (c. 75 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop). Close country/countries, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Darío, Nagarote, San Lorenzo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km S of Somotillo, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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