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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Nicaragua on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Nicaragua on Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 106.0 km.
Sep 12 06:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Date & time: Wednesday, 12 September 2018 06:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.28°N / 86.73°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Las Pilas (24 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Wed, 12 Sep 06:29 UTCM 5.3 / 113 km NICARAGUAEMSC
Wed, 12 Sep 06:29 UTCM 5.0 / 119.5 km NicaraguaGeoAu
Wed, 12 Sep 06:29 UTCM 5.3 / 110.6 km- 24km SW of La Paz Centro, NicaraguaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Managua (43.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke me up (via app)
(56.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
El jobo Costa rica / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt the bed shake and the door rattled!
(61.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking! (via app)
(122 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Playa colorados / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua..nicaragua / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Yes this one was a waker upper.. The walls were shaking like someone was sahking a piece of paper only concrete shaking.. Dont know how to explane it and when standing hard to stay stady..but the worse you dont know when will end or what is next
Ciudad El Doral / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Local facebook has it at 5.9 but felt stronger. I used to live in California and this is the strongest I have ever felt it.
Managua (50.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Las Penitas, Nicaragua (33.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
(58.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
nicaragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Masatepe / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ciudad Sandino / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dolores, Carazo (73.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(51 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(48.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Managua (Nicaragua) (60 km E from epicenter)(no details): It took while for the apps to register the earthquake (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (61 km E from epicenter)(no details): Неприятно былр (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (315 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Small shake in the 4rd floor (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (58 km E from epicenter)(no details): Despertó a todos los adultos. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (50 km E from epicenter)(no details): Woke up by my dog barking seconds later felt the heavy shaking (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (53 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte sismo (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (52 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió prolongado. Fuerte. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (50 km E from epicenter)(no details): Nous a réveillé (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (49 km E from epicenter)(no details): An initial gentle sway soon intensified with a little crackling sound from the concrete walls. No items fell or shifted from their place. Inicio del movimiento fue ligero después de algunos segundos se intensificó haciendo que las paredes tronasen levemente un par de ocasiones. Nada se movió de lugar o cayó . (via EMSC)
Leon (Nicaragua) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bien senti (via EMSC)

 

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