Mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-30 12:04:57 -
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 38 km depth
30 Aug 18:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-30 12:04:57
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.593°N / 87.984°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of La Union (La Unión, El Salvador) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of San Rafael Oriente (El Salvador) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Usulutan (El Salvador) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 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||38 km||48 Km Al Suroeste De Punta Cosigüina, Nicaragua||INETER|
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