A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (59 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 01:34:56 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.87 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 07:34:56 / October 3, 2019 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -88.0832° West, 12.1488° North, depth 26.87 km. Id of earthquake: us70005q5f. Event ids that are associated: us70005q5f.
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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 95 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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