A 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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