A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 144 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008lfz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008lfz. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 10:15:41 / April 2, 2020 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.31 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -88.3664° West, 11.8038° North, depth 49.31 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:41 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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