A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua. Event id: us6000crlg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crlg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 11:05:19 / November 23, 2020 @ 11:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 78.82 km (49 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:19 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -87.1071° West, latitude 12.0921° North, depth = 78.82 km.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Managua, El Crucero, Larreynaga (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 43 km S of Corinto, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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