A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:28 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 18:43:28 / November 10, 2020 @ 6:43 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.4103 West, latitude 10.7155 North, depth = 8.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccz6. Unique identifier: us7000ccz6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km SW of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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