Mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-24 07:19:30 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
24 Jul 13:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-07-24 07:19:30
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.199°N / 87.895°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> 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||15 km||77 Km al suroeste de Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||INETER|
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