A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 100 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.24 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -86.7566 West, latitude 10.9104 North, depth = 8.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 08:12:51 / May 31, 2017 @ 8:12 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wta. Unique identifier: us10008wta. The temblor was detected at 02:12:51 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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