Mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-02 18:26:33 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
3 Sep 01:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-02 18:26:33
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.037°N / 87.729°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||16 km||79 Km Al Suroeste De Corinto, Nicaragua||INETER|
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