A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua. 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: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 22:55:56 / June 10, 2019 @ 10:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040tc. Id of event: us600040tc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -87.5067 West, latitude 11.7932 North, depth = 35.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.1 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:55:56 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Realejo, Corinto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua.
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