Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Corinto, Nicaragua, on 2019-12-07 19:34:16 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
8 Dec 02:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-07 19:34:16 -06:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.0554°N / 87.9379°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||35 km||92km SW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||USGS|
|M 4.2||35 km||Near Coast Of Nicaragua||EMSC|
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