A 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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