Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 219 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-05-11 16:45:58 -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 219 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-05-11 16:45:58

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 16 km depth

11 May 22:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
May 11 22:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 29.0 km.
May 11 23:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 21.0 km.
May 11 23:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 20.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 14.0 km.
May 12 00:42: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 17.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 16.0 km.
Date & time: 11 May 2020 22:45:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-11 16:45:58
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.032°N / 88.262°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.216 km116 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, Nicaragu (Nicaragua)INETER

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