A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Carlos Fonseca Amador in Nicaragua. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -86.7785° West, 11.9773° North, depth 65.46 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 17:32:53 / November 7, 2018 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:32:53 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.46 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i848. Id of event: us2000i848.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Granada, El Viejo, Tisma. Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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