A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Exact location of earthquake, -86.7909° West, 11.5712° North, depth 50.02 km. The temblor was reported at 09:24:12 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/19 / 2019-11-01 15:24:12 / November 1, 2019 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000620i. Unique identifier: us7000620i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.02 km (31 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jorge, San Juan del Sur, Rivas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km SW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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