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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Friday, 10 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nicaragua on Friday, 10 June 2016 at 03:25 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Nicaragua on Friday, 10 June 2016 at 03:25 (GMT)
10 Jun 03:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jun 10 03:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Jun 10 03:36: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Jun 10 03:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Jun 10 03:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Jun 10 03:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Jun 10 05:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km.
Date & time: 2016-06-10 03:25:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.95°N / 86.93°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: San Cristobal (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Somotillo (pop: 15,400)
20 km (12 mi) SE of El Triunfo (pop: 7,200)
28 km (18 mi) NE of Puerto Morazán (pop: 7,700)
117 km (73 mi) NW of Managua (pop: 973,100)
129 km (80 mi) SE of Tegucigalpa (pop: 850,800)
148 km (92 mi) SE of San Miguel (pop: 161,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-06-10 03:25:22 UTCM 6.0 / 13 kmNicaraguaGFZ
2016-06-10 03:25:22 UTCM 6.0 / 13 kmNEAR COAST OF NICARAGUAEMSC
2016-06-10 03:25:24 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmNear Coast of Nicaragua [Land: Nicaragua]INGV
2016-06-10 03:25:22 UTC
2016-06-09 21:25:22 -06:00
M 6.1 / 10 km17km E of Puerto Morazan, NicaraguaUSGS
2016-06-10 03:25:22 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmE of Puerto Morazan, NicaraguaGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (52)

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Catacamas, Honduras / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chairs and sofa shook. Sillas moverse poco 284 kilometers afuera de Chinandega.
Tegucigalpa Honduras (127.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
112.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
40.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
San Miguel. el salvador (167 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Managua (124 km SE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
120.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Boaco, Nicaragua (147.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was terrifying. (reported through our app)
122.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
corinto (55.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The walls wear moving minimum 8 inch (reported through our app)
Tegucigalpa / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Poneloya (63.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ESTELI / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Leon, Nicaragua (58 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
tipitapa (123.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Managua / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : So far everything looks ok in managua
Matagalpa Nicaragua / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tegucigalpa (118.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Managua / Weak shaking (MMI III)
58 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
128.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
120 km SE of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
129.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
131.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
tegucigalpa (126.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Somotillo (Nicaragua, 25 km NE of epicenter) : Very strong 30 seconds and plenty of aftershocks (reported through EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua, 120 km SE of epicenter) : Long and strong. (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 136 km NW of epicenter) : Like 5 richter scale (reported through EMSC)
León (Nicaragua, 45 km S of epicenter) : Strong, woke me up. House was shaking, could hardly stand up. (reported through EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras, 327 km N of epicenter) : I was sitting at my dining room table when I felt myself moving , not the things around me as if I was on a boat at sea. (reported through EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador, 261 km W of epicenter) : I felt a little (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 143 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it while driving.my car shake. (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 143 km NW of epicenter) : Leve y breve. (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 140 km NW of epicenter) : Only in one part of my house they felt the eartquake but in the other part. I was in my bed when the eartquake but first i felt some vibrations then i felt below my bed a vibration but i think it was my dog but no it wasnt then the earthquake become a little bit harder (reported through EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Unos lo percibieron, otros no, quiza a la naturaleza misma del movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Llano La Cruz (Nicaragua, 111 km E of epicenter) : 30 seconds of extreme ground shaking, followed by aftershocks. (reported through EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua, 105 km SE of epicenter) : First earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad Sandino (Nicaragua, 99 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte y prolongado quizás unos 7 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Estelí (Nicaragua, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Estaba fuerte el temblor en Esteli Inc!! (reported through EMSC)
San José (Costa Rica, 448 km SE of epicenter) : I Felt it!!! (reported through EMSC)
La Ceiba (Honduras, 328 km N of epicenter) : there seemed to be two separate events about 5min apart .... I was sitting and there was definite shaking...the hanging light in the center of the ceiling swayed a little. (reported through EMSC)
Siguatepeque (Honduras, 218 km NW of epicenter) : Sofa swayed for about 10 secs. Lights also swayed. (reported through EMSC)
Comayagua (Honduras, 195 km NW of epicenter) : The swaying was very minimal. (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 148 km NW of epicenter) : In Honduras.. Tegucigalpa City.. El hatillo... (reported through EMSC)
Tegucigalpa (Honduras, 142 km NW of epicenter) : The house moved (reported through EMSC)
San Rafael del Sur (Nicaragua, 122 km SE of epicenter) : Sentido en San Rafael del Sur, Managua, Nicaragua! (reported through EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Suavemente pero tardadito (reported through EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua, 112 km SE of epicenter) : pretty strong and especially long earthquake, with an aftershake ca. 30 seconds after the first. Woke me up (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad Segovia (Nicaragua, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Ocotal Nueva Segovia sentimos temblor como 30 segundos mediano. (reported through EMSC)
Chinandega (Nicaragua, 26 km SW of epicenter) : Very very strong. And continues to shake. Many, many aftershocks... (reported through EMSC)
El Viejo (Nicaragua, 26 km SW of epicenter) : Fue super fuerte, el mas fuerte que he sentido (reported through EMSC)
Chichigalpa (Nicaragua, 25 km S of epicenter) : Largo 15 seconds y aftershock (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Nicaragua 2016-06-10 03:25 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (123 quakes):
  • 03 Dec 2016 11:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2016 16:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    13.8 km (8.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 01 Dec 2016 01:05 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 28 Nov 2016 10:00 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    119.2 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 21 Nov 2016 10:54 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 07 Nov 2016 12:26 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    15.3 km (9.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 07 Nov 2016 12:10 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 28 Sep 2016 05:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    13.6 km (8.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 13 Sep 2016 15:37 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    2.4 km (1.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 12 Sep 2016 02:14 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    13.9 km (8.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Aug 2016 02:20 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    9.9 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 11 Aug 2016 07:57 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 11 Aug 2016 07:14 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    2.3 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 11 Aug 2016 07:07 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12.6 km (7.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2016 05:51 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    151.7 km (94.3 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 20 Jul 2016 00:42 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    9.3 km (5.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nicaragua on Friday, 10 June 2016 at 03:25 (GMT)

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