Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 101 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-23 20:05:59 -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 101 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-23 20:05:59

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 32 km depth

24 Jul 02:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jul 2020 02:05:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-07-23 20:05:59
Magnitude: 3.8
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.832 km63 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, NicaraguaINETER
M 3.742 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC

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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 101 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-23 20:05:59
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