A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nandaime in Nicaragua on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 20:39:00 / September 27, 2016 @ 8:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -85.9569° West, 11.7383° North, depth 180.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:39:00 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006tcy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tcy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.71 km (112 miles).
Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Paz Centro, Santo Tomás, Acoyapa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Juigalpa (c. 54 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km E of Nandaime, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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