Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2020-06-24 04:38:18 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
24 Jun 10:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jun 2020 10:38:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-06-24 04:38:18
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.118°N / 87.251°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Telica (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) S of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSW of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SE of Sensuntepeque (El Salvador) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||35 km||37 Km al suroeste de Las Penitas, Nicaragua||INETER|
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