A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Teresa in Nicaragua on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -86.3012° West, latitude 11.4673° North, depth = 54.76 km. Id of earthquake: us70005emq. Event ids that are associated: us70005emq. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:07:35 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.76 km (34 miles). Global time and date of event 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 07:07:35 / September 11, 2019 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nagarote, Tipitapa, Ciudad Sandino. Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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