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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Corinto in Nicaragua

Earthquake location 11.7932S, -87.5067WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.5067° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.7932° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-10 22:55:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-19 03:31:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600040tc Id of event.
Event Code 600040tc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600040tc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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