A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Jiquilillo in Nicaragua. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 02:21:53 / April 29, 2019 @ 2:21 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:21:53 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003dpc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003dpc. Exact location of earthquake, -88.1922° West, 12.3895° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chirilagua. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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