A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua. The temblor was reported at 12:21:35 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000act0. Id of event: us6000act0. 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: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 12:21:35 / June 16, 2020 @ 12:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.33 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.33 km, -87.469° West, 11.706° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Realejo, Corinto. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 91 km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua.
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