A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 102 km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.01 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006c7v. Unique identifier: us70006c7v. The temblor was detected at 09:56:01 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.2689 West, latitude 12.2796 North, depth = 44.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 15:56:01 / November 23, 2019 @ 3:56 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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