M 4.8 earthquake in Masachapa, Central-America,Nicaragua on 24th September 2018 12:39:57 AM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180924-959643-NI
Magnitude M 4.8
Mercalli scale 5
Date-Time [UTC] 24th September 2018 12:39:57 AM
Local Date/Time Sunday,September 23rd, 2018 at 19:39 in the in the evening at epicenter
Coordinate 11° 10.968,86° 49.932
Depth 25.79 km [16.03 miles]
Hypocentrum Shallow depth
Class Light
Continent Central-America
Country Nicaragua
Location 36.00 km [22.37 miles] to Masachapa,Central-America
Source USGS
The potential impact of the earthquake Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.