Mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-24 17:40:14 -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-24 17:40:14

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 34 km depth

24 Jul 23:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 2 minutes.
Jul 24 23:49: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 37.0 to 35.0 km.
Jul 25 00:42: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Jul 2020 23:40:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-07-24 17:40:14
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.599°N / 87.912°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSE of Chirilagua (El Salvador) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Monjaras (Marcovia, Honduras) (pop: 6,770) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.234 km42 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, NicaraguaINETER

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Mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km west of Chinandega, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-07-24 17:40:14
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