Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 121 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on 10 de agosto del 2020 12:18 am -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 29 km depth
10 Aug 18:18 UTC: First to report: RSN after 0 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2020 18:18:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 10 de agosto del 2020 12:18 am
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.586°N / 87.213°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) S of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSW of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SE of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
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||29 km||119 km al Sur de Leon, Nicaragua.||RSN|
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