Mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-26 23:38:15 -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-26 23:38:15

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

27 Sep 06:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 22 minutes.
27 Sep 06:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2020 05:38:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-26 23:38:15
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.07°N / 88.067°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
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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M 3.120 km100 Km Al Suroeste De Mechapa, Chinandega, NicaraguaINETER

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