Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km south of Acoyapa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua, on 2020-05-19 02:19:25 -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 May 08:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2020 08:19:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-19 02:19:25
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.856°N / 85.145°W (Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Maderas (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Acoyapa (Chontales) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Santo Tomas (Santo Tomás, Chontales) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Villa Sandino (Chontales) (pop: 7,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Juigalpa (Chontales) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Nueva Guinea (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Nicaragua (Rivas) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ESE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||10 km||27 Km al norte de Morrito, Nicaragua||INETER|
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