Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 3.8 km north of Masachapa, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, on 09 de mayo del 2019 11:23 am

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 3.8 km north of Masachapa, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, on 09 de mayo del 2019 11:23 am

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 74 km depth

9 May 18:38 UTC: First to report: RSN after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Date & time: May 9, 2019 17:23:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 09 de mayo del 2019 11:23 am
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.821°N / 86.52°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 11.821°S / 93.48°E
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) N of Masachapa (Managua) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SW of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.974 km45 km al Suroeste de Managua, Nicaragua.RSN
4.489 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
4.482 km6km W of Masachapa, NicaraguaUSGS
4.688 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaGFZ

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Managua / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tola (Nicaragua, 68 km SE of epicenter) : Fue solo una única sacudida. Estaba sentada. (reported through EMSC)  
Managua (Nicaragua, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Sismo se sintió en la capital (reported through EMSC)  
Managua (Nicaragua, 38 km NE of epicenter) : sólo fue sentido por la gente que estaba quieta (reported through EMSC)  
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