Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Off the Coast of Central America (Nicaragua) on Tuesday, 15 March 1994 at 03:36 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 14.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.11°N / 88.083°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: San Cristobal (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.4||15 km||off the coast of Central America (Nicaragua)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Off the Coast of Central America (Nicaragua) 15 March 1994 03:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 02 Jun 1994 09:45 UTC| M 4.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|92 km (57 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 14 May 1994 22:20 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|59 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details