A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Jiquilillo in Nicaragua. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000aevm. Event ids that are associated: us6000aevm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:55:39 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -87.8893 West, latitude 12.1787 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 15:55:39 / June 14, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Realejo, Corinto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 78 km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua.
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