A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. The temblor was detected at 20:46:51 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.8 km, -86.6642° West, 11.3412° North. Id of earthquake: us70005sv9. Event ids that are associated: us70005sv9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.8 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 02:46:51 / October 10, 2019 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Sandino, San Jorge, Nindirí. Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Marcos (c. 23 300 pop).
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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