Mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-28 03:15:59 -
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 29 km depth
28 Aug 09:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-28 03:15:59
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.395°N / 87.857°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Puerto Morazan (Puerto Morazán) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Somotillo (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) W 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||29 km||57 Km Al Suroeste De Mechapa, Chinandega, Nicaragua||INETER|
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