A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Jiquilillo in Nicaragua. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 22:08:23 / November 13, 2019 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.91 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006bb1. Event ids that are associated: us60006bb1. Exact location of earthquake, -87.9714° West, 12.6079° North, depth 63.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:08:23 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puerto Morazán (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monjarás, El Tránsito, San Alejo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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