Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 101 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-23 20:05:59 -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 32 km depth
24 Jul 02:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-07-23 20:05:59
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.458°N / 88.04°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) WSW of Somotillo (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Esteli (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||32 km||63 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, Nicaragua||INETER|
|M 3.7||42 km||Near Coast Of Nicaragua||EMSC|
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