A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.07 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -86.4529 West, latitude 10.8533 North, depth = 40.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a4we. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a4we. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 05:39:58 / June 3, 2020 @ 5:39 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:58 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Belén (c. 5 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Potosí (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Potosí, Belén, Rivas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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