- North Pacific Ocean, 140 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-14 01:01:04 -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 13 km depth
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-14 01:01:04
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.843°N / 88.142°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) W of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SW of Esteli (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SW of Palacagüina (pop: 3,680) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||13 km||125 Km Al Suroeste De Jiquilillo, 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.