Mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-20 03:47:56 -
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 22 km depth
20 Aug 09:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-20 03:47:56
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.727°N / 87.817°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of La Union (La Unión, El Salvador) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of San Miguel (El Salvador) (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Ciudad Choluteca (Honduras) (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||22 km||25 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, Nicaragua||INETER|
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