A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 02:33:15 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000adc5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adc5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 02:33:15 / June 28, 2020 @ 2:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.6 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -86.9896° West, 11.4668° North, depth 47.6 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nagarote, San Marcos, Jinotepe. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Nagarote (c. 26 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from San Marcos (c. 23 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from El Crucero (c. 16 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dolores (c. 7 100 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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