Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Masaya, 5.5 km southeast of El Crucero, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-04-17 08:21:11
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 195 km depth
17 Apr 14:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-17 08:21:11
Depth: 195.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.949°N / 86.282°W (Masaya, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 11.949°S / 93.718°E
Nearest volcano: Masaya (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SE of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WNW of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Jinotepe (Carazo) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WNW of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NE of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|2.9||195 km||11 Km al noroeste de Diriamba, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.