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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 82 km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua

Earthquake location 11.7631S, -87.3888WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Corinto in Nicaragua on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 34.14 km, -87.3888° West, 11.7631° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000642e. Unique identifier: us2000642e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.14 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:36:44 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/16 / 2016-06-13 10:36:44 / June 13, 2016 @ 10:36 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlos Fonseca Amador, Chichigalpa, Posoltega. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Chichigalpa (c. 33 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Posoltega (c. 6 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Realejo (c. 6 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Carlos Fonseca Amador (c. 5 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.3888° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.7631° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-13 10:36:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-13 12:17:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 340 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 0.984 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us2000642e Id of event.
Event Code 2000642e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000642e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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