A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 10:58:17 / November 12, 2017 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:17 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 42 km, -86.4579° West, 11.1294° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bm9f. Id of event: us2000bm9f.
Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Marcos (c. 23 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Nandaime (c. 20 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Dolores, Jinotepe.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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