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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 58 km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua

Earthquake location 12.6079S, -87.9714WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Jiquilillo in Nicaragua. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 22:08:23 / November 13, 2019 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.91 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006bb1. Event ids that are associated: us60006bb1. Exact location of earthquake, -87.9714° West, 12.6079° North, depth 63.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:08:23 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puerto Morazán (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monjarás, El Tránsito, San Alejo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.9714° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.6079° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-13 22:08:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-13 22:50:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 284 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 0.931 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us60006bb1 Id of event.
Event Code 60006bb1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006bb1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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