A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (55 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 35.81 km, -87.3068° West, 11.5644° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da76. Id of event: us1000da76. Global time and date of event 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 16:05:17 / March 28, 2018 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.81 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:05:17 / 10:05 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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