Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-06-04 06:36:44 -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-06-04 06:36:44

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 38 km depth

4 Jun 12:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jun 2020 12:36:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-06-04 06:36:44
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.53°N / 87.97°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of La Union (La Unión, El Salvador) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Puerto Morazan (Puerto Morazán) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) WSW of Esteli (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) WNW of Isla La Calabaza Island --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WNW of Virginia Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.038 km52 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, NicaraguaINETER
M 4.673 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaGFZ
M 4.674 km48 km WSW of Jiquilillo, NicaraguaUSGS
M 4.672 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 92 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, 2020-06-04 06:36:44

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 01 Aug 2020 05:27 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 01 Aug 2020 02:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 31 Jul 2020 06:01 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 05:55 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 25 Jul 2020 15:30 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 23:40 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 15:26 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 10:26 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 02:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 22 Jul 2020 22:04 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 02 Jul 2020 00:35 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 19 Jun 2020 17:31 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 21:42 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-06-04 06:36:44
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