A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (57 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:16 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). 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 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -87.9379° West, 12.0554° North. Id of earthquake: us60006nsa. Event ids that are associated: us60006nsa. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 01:34:16 / December 8, 2019 @ 1:34 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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