A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (62 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:37:40 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.1305° West, 12.1286° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us10007cgf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007cgf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 04:37:40 / November 26, 2016 @ 4:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 100 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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