Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 128 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-04 00:34:19 -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 16 km depth
4 Sep 06:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2020 06:34:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-04 00:34:19
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.381°N / 87.347°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) WSW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SSW of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||16 km||101 Km Al Suroeste De Masachapa, Nicaragua||INETER|
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