Moderate earthquake – Near The Coast Of Nicaragua on June 15, 2013

Last update: June 15, 2013 at 8:14 pm by By

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Magnitude : 4.5

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-06-15 18:50:10

Depth (Hypocenter)  : 46 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 18:50 4.5 60 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 18:50 4.5 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 18:50 4.5 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nicaragua Jun 15 18:10 5.1 57 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 18:10 5.1 60 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 18:10 5.1 40 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:59 4.9 37 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:59 5.0 55 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:59 4.9 38 MAP I Felt It
PTWC Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:39 6.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Salvador - Felt in San Antonio Abad near Volcan in San Salvador at 11:36am
  • pochomil - lasted a long time
  • San Salvador, El Salvador - Heard walls creaking, all the pictures swaying, lasted about 30 seconds.
  • San jose Villa nueva - earthquake
  • Carretera Sur, Managua, Nicaragua - se movió todo en mi cuarto, parecía que se estaban moviendo la silla, se sacudía muy fuerte! afuera los arboles se movian con sacudidas fuertes, las lámparas de techo se balanceaban y la casa hacía ruido al moverse.
  • Managua - Muy largo y fuerte
  • Masaya - I'm in Masaya and felt and saw my desk, chair and floor moving for what seemed like a minute.
  • El Banquito, Corpus, Honduras - Moderate shaking for about 15 seconds followed by about 10 seconds of stronger shaking.
  • Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica - Felt somewhat prolonged shaking while sitting at my desk. Did not see anything on the shelves moving.
  • Las Mercedes, Managua - The house shook and lighter furniture moved around on the floor.
  • Esteli - An American living here. Made my son dizzy. Lasted only 1 or 2 seconds but many friends and relatives are posting on facebook about it.
  • Granada - sorpresa
  • Managua - Muy fuerte, todo se movía: árboles, muros, lámparas colgantes. Había mucho ruido.
  • San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua - I am in Nicaragua in http://facebook.com/SanJuanDelSurNI - literally JUST getting ready to head back to Costa Rica when I felt it! I was sitting on the toilet & to ME it felt more like I was on a boat - just a little swaying. Strange that some of my friends in the Central Valley of Costa Rica said they felt it & I BARELY felt it & I'm maybe 50 or so miles away!!
  • Managua - On the fifth floor of the Crown Plaza Hotel. Shaking woke me up. Went on for about 15 seconds straight. People ran from the hotel. Hotel evacuated. After shock felt an hour later.
  • Managua - just felt what must be an aftershck,it wasnt shaking so much as what felt like one big lurch of the earth from side to side,
  • Jinotepe - Strong shaking that made the chandeliers sway for a couple minutes after the tremor stopped.
  • san jorge.ni - Sofa rocked from underneath me back and forth large gentle rocks for good 12 seconds
  • San Jose, Costa Rica - Very weak shaking, short duratin (5 seconds or so). Fairly gentle side to side shaking.
  • Leon - My family was in our home and the room started shaking. The structure was swaying and cement floor vibrating. There was a loud rumbling sound. After many seconds when it did not subside and seem to continue strong, we ran outside. The swaying of the house stopped but the vibration under our feet was still felt. It was a long time 20 - 30 seconds. I thought it would not stop.
  • Managua - Felt it and lasted a few seconds
  • Managua - Barcelo Hotel - 4th floor - felt like swaying and lasted some moments, hear the glasses hitting each other, electricity stayed on, felt the two after shock waves.
  • granada, nicaragua - Sitting in my house in Granada, Nicaragua the house swayed and my chair was rocking. Hadn't felt that since I was a kid in California:-
  • Managua - 6th floor of our hotel.
  • Managua - I was at Casa Cross in Managua waiting for my husband to get off work. I could hear the building creaking and feel building rolling...what was for 30 seconds really felt like a minute long. No damage and no one was hurt. Just a few shaken nerves.
  • Managua - senti, um tremor mto forte, sou brasileira e vivo aki a 8 meses.
  • Quezalguaque - People went outside their homes, dogs began barking, unstable objects fell. Roughly 15 to 20 seconds?
  • Managua - I was in the airport, and the ground and walls of the little shops started to shake. Luckily, I was very close to the door, and I quickly made my way outside safe.
  • WCATWC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:35 6.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:34 6.4 49 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:34 6.5 52 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:34 6.5 35 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 15 17:34 6.6 10 MAP I Felt It


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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