Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 3 Km al oeste de Volcán Rota, Nicaragua on Friday, 7 August 2020
7 Aug 05:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-06 23:34:06
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.557°N / 86.774°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Rota (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Telica (pop: 8,800)
15 km (9 mi) NE of Quezalguaque (pop: 2,000)
17 km (11 mi) NE of León (pop: 144,500)
74 km (46 mi) NW of Managua (pop: 973,100)
176 km (109 mi) SE of Tegucigalpa (pop: 850,800)
184 km (114 mi) SE of San Miguel (pop: 161,900)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-08-06 23:34:06 (7 Aug 05:34:06 UTC)||M 2.2 / 8 km||3 Km al oeste de Volcán Rota, 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.