A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported near the coast of Nicaragua (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 02:37:09 / December 4, 2020 @ 2:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -87.2561° West, 11.5379° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:09 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cmtg. Event ids that are associated: us7000cmtg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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