A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua (56 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -87.2804° West, 11.4615° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmtb. Unique identifier: us7000cmtb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 02:32:25 / December 4, 2020 @ 2:32 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:25 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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