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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 18km SSW of Nandaime, Nicaragua on Friday, 11 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 11km ESE of Nandaime, Nicaragua on Friday, 11 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 11km ESE of Nandaime, Nicaragua on Friday, 11 April 2014
Date & time: Friday, 11 April 2014 20:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, April 11, 2014 14:29:15
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 138.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.7098°N / 85.9631°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Mombacho (29 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Apr 2014
Fri, 11 Apr 20:29 UTCM 6.6 / 150 km NicaraguaGFZ
Fri, 11 Apr 20:29 UTCM 6.6 / 151 km NICARAGUAEMSC
Fri, 11 Apr 20:29 UTCM 6.7 / 113.6 km NicaraguaINETER
Fri, 11 Apr 20:29 UTCM 6.6 / 138 kmESE of Nandaime, NicaraguaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Granada, Nicaragua (24.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santa Teresa (245 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Leon, Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): as if a train was going past.. table and window panes shaking.
san juan del sur (51.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
corinto / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
managua / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Managua, Managua (56.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was very long, horizontal wave. Disturbing because different parts of the country are shaking.
Managua, Nicaragua / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was quite long, about 30 seconds, and came in waves.
San Francisco de Dos Rios, San Jose Costa Rica (288.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
llanito, guanacaste / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playa Guiones, Nosara, Cost Rica (4121.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Soft roller for a few seconds then repeated again after mild pause.
Nuevo Arenal Guanacaste costa rica / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
san marcos (33.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): ich saß gerade im büro meiner organisation und plötzlich wackelte der stuhl. alle mitarbeiter sind sofort nach draußen und belächelten "die chela", die sitzenblieb...
Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Granada (Nicaragua) (20 km N from epicenter)(no details): Today's was more rolling and longer in duration. Yesterday's was like a car running into my house. No apparent major damage from either one. The power and phone service stayed on today. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (411 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was a tremor that lasted longer than usual - and some people went outside in the buildings I can see from my windows (via EMSC)
San Jose (Costa Rica) (289 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was barely felt by me (via EMSC)
San Jose (Costa Rica) (289 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long and strong (via EMSC)
Heredia (Costa Rica) (281 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just a long quake, it rocked my bed and doors.not very violent. (via EMSC)
Herradura (Costa Rica) (273 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Lasted longer than normally , seem to last 30-40seconds (via EMSC)
(Costa Rica) (155 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a few seconds of shaking in our small beach hotel in Costa Rica. Nothing fell or was damaged. (via EMSC)
Playa Flamingo (Costa Rica) (147 km S from epicenter)(no details): no (via EMSC)
León (Nicaragua) (125 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was in Leon in the quake yesterday, too, that was 6.2, but much closer. That shook; this trembled and then rolled a bit. It went on for about 30 seconds, I would guess. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (56 km NW from epicenter)(no details): This one was quite long, it lasted about 20-30 seconds and came in waves. Managua is becoming quite dangerous, people are panicking! (via EMSC)

 

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