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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Tola in Nicaragua

Earthquake location 11.3898S, -86.2375WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Tola in Nicaragua. The temblor was detected at 16:06:05 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.5 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.2375 West, latitude 11.3898 North, depth = 71.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 16:06:05 / March 4, 2021 @ 4:06 pm. Event id: us7000dfh8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfh8.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Diriamba (c. 35 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop). Close country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tipitapa, Ciudad Sandino, Managua.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km W of Tola, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -86.2375° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.3898° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km W of Tola, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-04 16:06:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-04 16:29:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.754 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dfh8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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