A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (58 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:46:01 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jql. Id of event: us70009jql. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.0941 West, latitude 12.1678 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 22:46:01 / May 11, 2020 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 94 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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