A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (55 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fte. Id of event: us10008fte. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 10:04:48 / April 8, 2017 @ 10:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:04:48 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -87.288° West, 11.5243° North, depth 35 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 89 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua.
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