A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua. The temblor was detected at 20:33:49 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 02:33:49 / June 14, 2019 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -87.6124 West, latitude 12.2489 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us600040k9. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040k9.
Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Telica (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Telica, León, Puerto Morazán (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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