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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Nicaragua on Sunday, 24 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Nicaragua on Sunday, 24 March 2019
Date & time: Sunday, 24 March 2019 09:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.09°N / 86.72°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Momotombo (42 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Mar 2019
Sun, 24 Mar 09:30 UTCM 5.3 / 148 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
Sun, 24 Mar 09:30 UTCM 5.2 / 110.3 km NicaraguaGeoAu
Sun, 24 Mar 09:30 UTCM 5.3 / 95.7 km26km SW of Nagarote, NicaraguaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(40.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(44.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua, Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): Managua, Nicaragua
Managua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Flamingo / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke me around 3:30 am....
Pochocuape / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping and woke up during the quake. I felt the bed shaking.
Tamarindo Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up around 3:30 am to my bed shaking, which was more than normal. Could feel the vibrations last about a min after I woke up.
Carretera Managua - Masaya / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(48.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Pocohmil Nicaragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A short quick Jolt.
El Jobo, Guanacaste Costa Rica / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(255.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Managua nicaragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guasacate (96.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(47.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Diriamba (58.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to things falling off the shelves
Salinas grande / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(63.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(55.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate no damage (via app)
Managua (53.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Se sintió como 2 temblores seguidos
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Flamingo costa rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Managua / MMI IV (Light shaking): First short and a few seconds later a stronger shaking. Windows rattle. Alarm of the neighbor started. Outside the birds woke up and dogs barked. A person outside mentioned that he even heard it like a strong wave.
Managua / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I was sleeping and the movement woke me up, very strong and long...
san juan del sur (129.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(45.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
(60.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Managua / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it too and i was sleeping
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
managua (59.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Chinandega (Nicaragua) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No muy fuefte (via EMSC)
Chinandega (Nicaragua) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Medio (via EMSC)
Ticuantepe (Nicaragua) (53 km E from epicenter)(no details): Distinct pause between P and S waves. Sleeping children did not wake up. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (48 km E from epicenter)(no details): It seemed to last for quite a long time but it likely was less than a minute.It´s funny because I was thinking in the last day that we hadn't had a quake in awhile. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (47 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sismo fuerte en Nicaragua (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (43 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sientionfuerte (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (43 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y largo (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (42 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte. (via EMSC)
Nagarote (Nicaragua) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Primero fuerte con una réplica mayor (via EMSC)

 

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