Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 8.5 km northwest of San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua, on 14 de octubre del 2020 4:16 am -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 8.5 km northwest of San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua, on 14 de octubre del 2020 4:16 am

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 127 km depth

14 Oct 13:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 14 Oct 2020 10:16:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 14 de octubre del 2020 4:16 am
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.318°N / 85.911°W (Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Concepción (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNW of San Juan del Sur (Rivas) (pop: 7,790) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Tola (Rivas) (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Rivas (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of San Jorge (Rivas) (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Buenos Aires (Rivas) (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Potosi (Potosí, Rivas) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Belén (Rivas) (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Moyogalpa (Rivas) (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Cardenas (Rivas) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Nandaime (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of La Paz de Carazo (pop: 2,450) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Diriomo (Granada) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Niquinohomo (Masaya) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SSE of Dolores (Carazo) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Nandasmo (Masaya) (pop: 6,930) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of La Concepcion (La Concepción, Masaya) (pop: 6,950) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SSE of Nindiri (Masaya) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Ticuantepe (Managua) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of Tisma (Masaya) (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSE of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Morrito (Río San Juan) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Villa El Carmen (Managua) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Acoyapa (Chontales) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of San Miguelito (Río San Juan) (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of San Lorenzo (Boaco) (pop: 8,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Santo Tomas (Santo Tomás, Chontales) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SW of Villa Sandino (Chontales) (pop: 7,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Santa Lucia (Boaco) (pop: 1,870) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of El Almendro (Río San Juan) (pop: 2,680) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SW of Santo Domingo (Chontales) (pop: 5,830) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SE of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Ciudad Dario (Ciudad Darío, Matagalpa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of San Dionisio (Matagalpa) (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Nueva Guinea (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SE of Telica (León) (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SE of Quezalguaque (León) (pop: 1,970) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Muelle de los Bueyes (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Santa Rosa del Peñon (León) (pop: 2,910) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSW of Matiguas (Matagalpa) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SE of Posoltega (Chinandega) (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) SSW of Bocana de Paiwas (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SE of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of El Sauce (León) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SE of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SE of El Realejo (Chinandega) (pop: 6,210) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSW of Rio Blanco (Río Blanco, Matagalpa) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SE of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) WSW of El Rama (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) SSE of Achuapa (León) (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of El Tortuguero (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NW of San José (Costa Rica) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 3.4127 km8 Km Al Noroeste De San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.RSN
M 3.4127 km16 Km SW of Rivas, NicaraguaEMSC

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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 8.5 km northwest of San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua, on 14 de octubre del 2020 4:16 am
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