A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (62 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20009vyd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009vyd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 09:50:23 / July 13, 2017 @ 9:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -88.1622° West, 12.1718° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:50:23 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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