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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Ciudad Sandino in Nicaragua

Earthquake location 12.1092S, -86.4218WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ciudad Sandino in Nicaragua on Tuesday. 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 186.32 km (116 miles). Unique identifier: us200065x9. Ids that are associated to the event: us200065x9. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:24:24 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/06/16 / 2016-06-22 05:24:24 / June 22, 2016 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -86.4218° West, latitude 12.1092° North, depth = 186.32 km.

Nearby country/countries, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinandega, El Realejo, Boaco (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Managua (c. 973 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from León (c. 144 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Masaya (c. 130 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tipitapa (c. 127 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Granada (c. 89 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ciudad Sandino (c. 70 000 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WSW of Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -86.4218° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.1092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 186.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-22 05:24:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-22 05:40:54 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 312 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 0.812 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 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 us200065x9 Id of event.
Event Code 200065x9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065x9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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