A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Exact location of event, longitude -86.5039 West, latitude 11.288 North, depth = 46.41 km. Event id: us2000gdkz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gdkz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:25:48 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.41 km (29 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 07:25:48 / July 20, 2018 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nindirí, Masaya, Ticuantepe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from San Marcos (c. 23 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km S of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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