Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 60 km east of Bocana de Paiwas, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-19 02:08:40 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 1 km depth
19 Oct 13:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-19 02:08:40
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.796°N / 84.571°W (South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Volcán Azul (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) W of El Tortuguero (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Bocana de Paiwas (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Rio Blanco (Río Blanco, Matagalpa) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of El Rama (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Muelle de los Bueyes (pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NE of Juigalpa (Chontales) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Bluefields (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Nueva Guinea (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) ENE 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||1 km||107 Km Al Sur De Siuna, Nicaragua||INETER|
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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.