Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 178 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-07 11:13:51 -
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 18 km depth
7 Aug 17:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-07 11:13:51
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.078°N / 87.886°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||18 km||87 Km al suroeste de Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||INETER|
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