Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 121 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on 23 de marzo del 2020 12:40 am -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 7 km depth
23 Mar 18:40 UTC: First to report: RSN after 0 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Mar 2020 18:40:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 de marzo del 2020 12:40 am
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.332°N / 86.998°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) S of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) SE of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
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||7 km||120 km al Suroeste de Managua, Nicaragua.||RSN|
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