A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -86.8671° West, 11.0595° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 01:15:31 / February 25, 2020 @ 1:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089aq. Id of event: us600089aq. The temblor was detected at 19:15:31 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 89 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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