Mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 130 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Saturday, 23 November 2019 at 15:56 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 44 km depth
23 Nov 16:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.28°N / 88.27°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) S of San Miguel (El Salvador) (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||44 km||Offshore El Salvador (Nicaragua)||EMSC|
|M 4.6||44 km||102km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||USGS|
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