A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (63 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -88.2209° West, 12.2117° North, depth 63.03 km. The temblor was reported at 09:16:04 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 15:16:04 / January 23, 2020 @ 3:16 pm. Event id: us60007dvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dvq. 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 63.03 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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