Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 23 km east of Rivas, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-05 15:33:06 -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Aug 22:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 48 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Aug 2020 21:33:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-05 15:33:06
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.511°N / 85.625°W (Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Concepción (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Altagracia (Rivas) (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Moyogalpa (Rivas) (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ENE of Nicaragua (Rivas) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Belén (Rivas) (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Nandaime (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||10 km||3 Km al sur de Volcán Concepción, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.