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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Sunday, 7 January 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Sunday, 7 January 2018
Date & time: Sun, 7 Jan 08:55:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.76°N / 87.97°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (50 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 7 Jan
Sun, 7 Jan 08:55 UTCM 5.1 / 83 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Jan 08:55 UTCM 5.1 / 62.7 km- 54km S of Intipuca, El Salvador[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Salvador (169.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping and awakened. (via app)
San Miguel. (85.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(83 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The computers shake a lot (via app)
Cojutepeque (148.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Aserradores Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): lastest around 10 seconds. Loud noise furniture moved and bed shook.
San Miguel, El Salvador (83.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Antiguo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) (157 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Soothing rocking (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (153 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sensible y largo (via EMSC)
San Marcos (El Salvador) (151 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Tembló hace unos minutos. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 11 Jan
Thu, 11 Jan 18:19 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]Ilopango (13 km) - El Salvador- 2km NE of Soyapango, El Salvador
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 12 Jan
Fri, 12 Jan 04:23 UTCM 4.7 / 29 km - [info] (99 km) OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jan
Sat, 13 Jan 01:43 UTCM 4.2 / 62.1 km - [info] (52 km)- 38km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador[Map]USGS
Sun, 14 Jan
Sun, 14 Jan 15:21 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (117 km)NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 15 Jan
Mon, 15 Jan 19:09 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (112 km)- 97km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 16 Jan
Tue, 16 Jan 08:24 UTCM 4.6 / 59 km - [info] (157 km)Off Coast of Central America
[Map]
GFZ
Goleta, CA (3922.9 km E from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Long light shaking
Tue, 16 Jan 20:47 UTCM 3.6 / 17 km - [info] (73 km) OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
[Map]
EMSC
(88.3 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Movimiento Débil, percibido por sonidos al principio y después se sacudió un poco (via app)
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 18:16 UTCM 3.7 / 34 km - [info] (76 km) OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 22 Jan
Mon, 22 Jan 07:33 UTCM 4.2 / 55.9 km - [info] (101 km)- 70km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 22 Jan 07:33 UTCM 4.2 / 55.9 km - [info] (101 km)- 70km SSW of Corinto, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS

 

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