Mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2019-10-24 18:37:45 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
25 Oct 01:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-24 18:37:45 -06:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.1389°N / 87.8947°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||35 km||82km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||USGS|
|M 4.5||35 km||Near Coast Of Nicaragua||EMSC|
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