A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nagarote in Nicaragua. Unique identifier: us1000jkxw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkxw. The temblor was reported at 03:30:02 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.71 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 09:30:02 / March 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -86.7518° West, latitude 12.1073° North, depth = 95.71 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Somotillo, Ciudad Darío, Puerto Morazán (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SW of Nagarote, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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