A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -87.0826° West, 11.6776° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ammc. Unique identifier: us7000ammc. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:49 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 07:08:49 / July 13, 2020 @ 7:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ticuantepe, La Concepción, Chichigalpa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nagarote (c. 26 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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