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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Nagarote in Nicaragua

Earthquake location 12.3481S, -86.4179WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Nagarote in Nicaragua. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:19:16 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000412r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000412r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.4179 West, latitude 12.3481 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/11/15 / 2015-11-25 00:19:16 / November 25, 2015 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Morazán, Camoapa, Jinotega (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Matagalpa (c. 109 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Estelí (c. 96 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km ENE of Nagarote, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -86.4179° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.3481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ENE of Nagarote, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-25 00:19:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-25 00:42:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 342 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 0.312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us1000412r Id of event.
Event Code 1000412r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000412r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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