A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cehq. Unique identifier: us7000cehq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -86.3224 West, latitude 10.7781 North, depth = 31.89 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:10:18 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 20:10:18 / November 10, 2020 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.89 km (20 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from San Jorge (c. 7 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Belén (c. 5 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Potosí (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Potosí, San Jorge, Belén (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 72 km SW of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.
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