Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 71 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-05-13 10:54:31 -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 71 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-05-13 10:54:31

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 36 km depth

13 May 17:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
May 13 17:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 36.0 km.
Date & time: 13 May 2020 16:54:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-13 10:54:31
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.44°N / 87.758°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SW of Puerto Morazan (Puerto Morazán) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Somotillo (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.436 km47 Km al suroeste de Boca del Padre Ramos, Nica (Nicaragua)INETER

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Chinandega / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on the couch with door open and felt rumbke and shake for anout 5 seconds. Second tremor 15 seconds later not as strong
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