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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Carlos Fonseca Amador in Nicaragua

Earthquake location 11.9773S, -86.7785WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km W of Carlos Fonseca Amador, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -86.7785° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9773° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km W of Carlos Fonseca Amador, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-07 17:32:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-07 21:56:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000i848 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i848 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i848, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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