A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Masachapa in Nicaragua. Event id: us7000ck19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ck19. Exact location of event, depth 48.63 km, -86.9141° West, 11.6572° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 11:51:45 / November 26, 2020 @ 11:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.63 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:51:45 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Posoltega, Diriomo, Telica (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Rafael del Sur (c. 29 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Jinotepe (c. 29 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua.
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