Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Departamento de Leon, 21 km west of Esteli (Estelí), Nicaragua, on 2020-10-13 05:55:26 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 4 km depth
13 Oct 15:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-13 05:55:26
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.112°N / 86.55°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Esteli (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) W of Esteli (Estelí) (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of El Sauce (León) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Condega (Estelí) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Somoto (Madriz) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Ocotal (Nueva Segovia) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Jinotega (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) WNW of Matagalpa (pop: 109,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||4 km||21 Km Al Oeste De Esteli, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.