A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 23:58:45 / October 29, 2018 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:58:45 / 5:58 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -86.3992° West, latitude 10.7824° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000i626. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i626.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SW of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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