A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.4583 West, latitude 10.6585 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 01:39:36 / November 6, 2020 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbai. Id of event: us7000cbai. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:36 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-four 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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