Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 153 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-02-12 03:13:24 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
12 Feb 10:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-12 03:13:24 -06:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.1762°N / 87.6524°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> 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||62km WSW of Corinto, Nicaragua||USGS|
|M 4.3||35 km||Near Coast Of Nicaragua||EMSC|
|M 4.3||35 km||114 km al Oeste de Leon, Nicaragua.||RSN|
User reports for this quake
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