A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:37:52 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600040p5. Event ids that are associated: us600040p5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 11:37:52 / June 14, 2019 @ 11:37 am. Exact location, longitude -87.1874° West, latitude 11.6754° North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Nagarote (c. 26 300 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from La Paz Centro (c. 23 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Carlos Fonseca Amador (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Realejo, Nagarote, La Paz Centro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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