A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua. The temblor was reported at 21:39:04 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 21:39:04 / July 8, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000akfa. Unique identifier: us7000akfa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -87.6907° West, 12.1978° North, depth 35 km.
Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Posoltega (c. 6 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Posoltega, Chichigalpa, Chinandega (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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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