A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Jiquilillo in Nicaragua. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:30 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.0813° West, 12.4329° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 00:52:30 / December 14, 2018 @ 12:52 am. Id of earthquake: us2000itfs. Event ids that are associated: us2000itfs.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chirilagua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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.
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