A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Event id: us6000afu9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afu9. Exact location, longitude -86.8903° West, latitude 11.4193° North, depth = 35.47 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:58:29 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 08:58:29 / June 21, 2020 @ 8:58 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.47 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Nagarote (c. 26 300 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masaya, Nindirí, Managua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km SW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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