Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Villa El Carmen, Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-18 15:17:28 -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 87 km depth
18 Oct 23:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-18 15:17:28
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.047°N / 86.602°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NW of Villa El Carmen (Managua) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Carlos Fonseca Amador (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||87 km||11 Km Al Norte De El Transito, 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.