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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Thursday, 16 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Thursday, 16 May 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 84.0 to 88.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 May 2019 16:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.62°N / 87.87°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (52 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 May 2019
Thu, 16 May 16:22 UTCM 5.8 / 100 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
Thu, 16 May 16:22 UTCM 5.9 / 79 kmOff Coast of Central America (Nicaragua)GeoAu
Thu, 16 May 16:22 UTCM 5.8 / 71.7 km36km WSW of Jiquilillo, NicaraguaUSGS
Thu, 16 May 16:22 UTCM 5.6 / 71 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaBMKG
Thu, 16 May 16:22 UTCM 5.7 / 81 km123 km al Oeste de Leon, Nicaragua.RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Atlantis (3772.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): A rock fell on my mermaid tail
Managua (188.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Santiago Texacuangos El Salvador (172.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Playa Colorado, Tola, Rivas (239.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
I feel it (204.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(182.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Magelang / not felt: hoping everything are fine there..
Potrero, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica (332.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting at kitchen island, felt a gentle shake/movement. (via app)
Managua / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Miguel, El Salvador (113.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Prolongado. Parecia que no iba a terminar (via app)
(186.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
San lorenzo Valle Honduras / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(185.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Managua Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua (336.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was shaky it was like I was swinging back and forth I was sitting by a table when I felt it lean to the side and I saw how I went from one way to another and then I had to get out immediately of my house and I waited outside till it stopped it was 5.8!
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong shake. It lasted around 15 seconds in Managua.
(187 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Santa Tecla, El Salvador (194 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(214.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Casi imperceptible, solamente los compañeros de trabajo mostraron señales de haberlo sentido,salimos al área de evacuación (via app)
(197.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Aeropuerto El Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Managua, Nicaragua (179.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Scary (via app)
Tegucigalpa (180.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Chinandega (Nicaragua) (64 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me asuste muchísimo !! (via EMSC)
Nueva San Salvador (El Salvador) (202 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duró 4 segundos. Santa tecls (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bastante fuerte y largo (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Salvador, sensible en la región de colonia escalón (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (168 km SE from epicenter)(no details): ligero movimiento (via EMSC)
Santa Ana (El Salvador) (238 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Santa Ana. El Salvador. (via EMSC)
Antiguo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) (193 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San salvador se sintió y sigue temblando (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (193 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte, los sismologos de aca dicen que fue en la costa de nuestro pais de el salvador, de 6.1 (via EMSC)
Nagarote (Nicaragua) (137 km E from epicenter)(no details): Normal (via EMSC)

 

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