A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. Id of earthquake: us2000apeu. Event ids that are associated: us2000apeu. Exact location of event, longitude -86.4078 West, latitude 10.7018 North, depth = 35.32 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 05:24:58 / September 17, 2017 @ 5:24 am. The temblor was detected at 23:24:58 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.32 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Sur. Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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