A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Muy Muy in Nicaragua. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003kme. Event ids that are associated: us70003kme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 03:39:59 / May 13, 2019 @ 3:39 am. The temblor was detected at 21:39:59 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -85.6405 West, latitude 12.9221 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Matagalpa (c. 109 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Estelí (c. 96 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jinotega (c. 51 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Boaco (c. 29 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Río Blanco (c. 17 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Camoapa (c. 16 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Ayote, Quilalí, Wiwilí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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