Mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-28 15:19:09 -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-28 15:19:09

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 13 km depth

29 Aug 02:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 hours.
Aug 29 02:49: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2020 21:19:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-28 15:19:09
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.678°N / 87.332°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Rota (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) W of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) W of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.113 km80 Km al suroeste de El Transito, NicaraguaINETER

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Mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-28 15:19:09
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