A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Exact location of event, depth 59.08 km, -86.8231° West, 11.7246° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:25:18 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 00:25:18 / September 10, 2016 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.08 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006nhr. Event ids that are associated: us10006nhr.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Realejo, Chichigalpa, Granada. Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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