A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (54 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -88.0451° West, latitude 12.2131° North, depth = 43.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.46 km (27 miles). Event id: us20009wrs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wrs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 15:06:26 / July 16, 2017 @ 3:06 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:06:26 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 87 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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