Mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-18 15:20:52 -
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
18 Aug 21:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-18 15:20:52
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.009°N / 87.797°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||18 km||86 Km al suroeste de Corinto, Nicaragua||INETER|
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