A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -86.6953° West, 11.3175° North, depth 45.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 21:59:07 / January 24, 2020 @ 9:59 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.53 km (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007f5m. Unique identifier: us60007f5m. The temblor was reported at 15:59:07 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nagarote, Granada, Managua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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