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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 84 km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua



Earthquake location 11.6581S, -87.2772WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Exact location, longitude -87.2772° West, latitude 11.6581° North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 03:14:17 / June 19, 2017 @ 3:14 am. Id of earthquake: us20009nii. Event ids that are associated: us20009nii. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:17 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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).

Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was León, San Rafael del Sur, Corinto. Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Carlos Fonseca Amador (c. 5 200 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 84 km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.2772° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.6581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-19 03:14:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-19 03:36:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.01 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009nii Id of event.
Event Code 20009nii An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nii, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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