Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Monday, 17 December 2018 at 19:33 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Monday, 17 December 2018 at 19:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 59 km depth

17 Dec 19:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2018 07:33:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.29°N / 86.74°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Masaya (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Pochomil
70 km (44 mi) SSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Diriamba (pop: 35,000)
91 km (56 mi) SSW of El Crucero (pop: 16,500)
91 km (57 mi) SW of Nandaime (pop: 20,800)
95 km (59 mi) SW of Masatepe (pop: 21,500)
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Managua (pop: 973,100)
315 km (195 mi) S of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.859 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaGFZ
M 4.910 km- 79km SSW of Masachapa, NicaraguaUSGS

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