A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, near the coast of Nicaragua (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -87.6987° West, latitude 11.422° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:34:30 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 00:34:30 / March 25, 2017 @ 12:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uh7. Id of event: us20008uh7.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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