A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Nagarote in Nicaragua. Id of earthquake: us6000a9vp. Event ids that are associated: us6000a9vp. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 06:21:54 / June 4, 2020 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.3 km (98 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:21:54 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 158.3 km, -86.5295° West, 12.2437° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Viejo, Chinandega, El Realejo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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