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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Wednesday, 20 May 2020
May 20 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 32.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 33.0 km.
May 20 08:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Date & time: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 03:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.49°N / 86.9°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (86 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 May 2020
Wed, 20 May 03:30 UTCM 4.9 / 60 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
Wed, 20 May 03:30 UTCM 4.9 / 20.3 km44km SW of Masachapa, NicaraguaUSGS
Wed, 20 May 03:30 UTCM 5.0 / 69.6 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaGeoAu
Wed, 20 May 03:30 UTCM 5.1 / 18 km103 km al Suroeste de Managua, Nicaragua.RSN
Wed, 20 May 03:30 UTCM 5.2 / 24 km46 Km al suroeste de Pochomil, NicaraguaINETER

"I felt it" reports:
(93.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Wife was in bed , I was in living room. Both felt definite shaking. (via app)
(91.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(100.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Wife was in bed , I was in living room. Both felt definite shaking. (via app)
San Juan del sur / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was laying in bed and felt it lightly, but clear.
Bluefields (Nicaragua) (326 km E from epicenter)(no details): Solo sentí un leve movimiento (via EMSC)
San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua) (97 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was laying in bed and suddenly the bed started shaking, just a little bit but I felt it clear. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió por unos varios segundos... (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sismo mecido, suave pero perceptible. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Didn’t notice it too well as I attributed the movement of my bed to my pet dog. (via EMSC)
San Marcos (Nicaragua) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was pretty long, about 40sec to 1,5 minutes. (via EMSC)

 

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