Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 4.1 km northeast of El Almendro, Río San Juan, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-15 03:32:13 -

Mag. 2.5 earthquake  - 4.1 km northeast of El Almendro, Río San Juan, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-15 03:32:13

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 4 km depth

15 Oct 10:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 42 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2020 09:32:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-15 03:32:13
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.696°N / 84.67°W (Departamento de Rio San Juan, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Maderas (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ENE of El Almendro (Río San Juan) (pop: 2,680) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Nueva Guinea (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NE of San Miguelito (Río San Juan) (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Muelle de los Bueyes (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Morrito (Río San Juan) (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Villa Sandino (Chontales) (pop: 7,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SE of Santo Tomas (Santo Tomás, Chontales) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Acoyapa (Chontales) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of El Rama (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SE of Santo Domingo (Chontales) (pop: 5,830) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ENE of Cardenas (Rivas) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) E of Moyogalpa (Rivas) (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ENE of San Jorge (Rivas) (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Buenos Aires (Rivas) (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Laguna de Perlas (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 6,810) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Bocana de Paiwas (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) E of Potosi (Potosí, Rivas) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SE of San Lorenzo (Boaco) (pop: 8,690) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Belén (Rivas) (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of El Tortuguero (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ENE of San Juan del Sur (Rivas) (pop: 7,790) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NNE of Tilaran (Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica) (pop: 7,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) ENE of Tola (Rivas) (pop: 2,640) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Santa Lucia (Boaco) (pop: 1,870) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Rio Blanco (Río Blanco, Matagalpa) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Nandaime (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) E of Diriomo (Granada) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ESE of Tisma (Masaya) (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SE of Matiguas (Matagalpa) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) E of Niquinohomo (Masaya) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of La Paz de Carazo (pop: 2,450) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of Nandasmo (Masaya) (pop: 6,930) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) ESE of Nindiri (Masaya) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) E of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ESE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) E of La Concepcion (La Concepción, Masaya) (pop: 6,950) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of Dolores (Carazo) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) ESE of Ticuantepe (Managua) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) SE of San Dionisio (Matagalpa) (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) E of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of Corn Island (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 8,010) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ESE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of Ciudad Dario (Ciudad Darío, Matagalpa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) E of Villa El Carmen (Managua) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of San José (Costa Rica) (pop: 335,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of San Pedro (San José, Costa Rica) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SE of Las Praderas (Jinotega) (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ESE of Santa Rosa del Peñon (León) (pop: 2,910) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Prinzapolka (North Caribbean Coast) (pop: 394) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of San Rafael del Norte (Jinotega) (pop: 5,460) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SE of Condega (Estelí) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SE of Pueblo Nuevo (Estelí) (pop: 4,610) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SE of Palacagüina (Madriz) (pop: 3,680) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.7°C (71 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.54 km41 Km Al Noreste De San Miguelito, NicaraguaINETER

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Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 4.1 km northeast of El Almendro, Río San Juan, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-15 03:32:13
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