A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 01:19:20 / March 3, 2019 @ 1:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -86.6751 West, latitude 11.3216 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:19:20 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000ja11. Event ids that are associated: us1000ja11.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ticuantepe, Diriomo, Potosí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Marcos (c. 23 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Masatepe (c. 21 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nandaime (c. 20 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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