A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (74 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70006453. Event ids that are associated: us70006453. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.2231 West, latitude 11.9801 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 20:38:49 / November 6, 2019 @ 8:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:38:49 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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