A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 87 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -86.9576 West, latitude 11.126 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:25:20 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bfg9. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfg9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 20:25:20 / August 31, 2020 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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