Mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 139 km southwest of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2019-11-06 14:38:49 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Nov 00:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-06 14:38:49 -06:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.9801°N / 88.2231°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (74 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) W of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||119km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||USGS|
|M 4.8||10 km||Off Coast Of Central America (Nicaragua)||EMSC|
|M 4.7||28 km||Off Coast of Central America (Nicaragua)||GFZ|
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