Mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-29 22:48:18 -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-29 22:48:18

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 22 km depth

30 Sep 04:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Sep 2020 04:48:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-29 22:48:18
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.571°N / 87.519°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Telica (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from N
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.222 km103 Km Al Suroeste De Las Penitas, NicaraguaINETER

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Mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southwest of Leon, León, Nicaragua, on 2020-09-29 22:48:18
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