A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (63 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -88.2285 West, latitude 12.219 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 09:25:54 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d6sr. Unique identifier: us1000d6sr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 15:25:54 / March 20, 2018 @ 3:25 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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