A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 16:16:14 / November 10, 2020 @ 4:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -86.4201° West, 10.6898° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:16:14 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cehd. Unique identifier: us7000cehd.
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Sur (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 86 km SW of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.
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