Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 155 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on Monday, 27 January 2020 at 22:10 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
27 Jan 23:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.0861°N / 87.6729°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: San Cristobal (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) W of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||35 km||near the coast of Nicaragua||USGS|
|M 4.3||35 km||Near Coast Of Nicaragua||EMSC|
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