Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 67 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-28 22:24:02 -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 67 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-10-28 22:24:02

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 72 km depth

29 Oct 04:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
29 Oct 04:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 72.0 km (from 45 to 45 mi).
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 04:24:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-28 22:24:02
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.948°N / 86.833°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) W of Villa El Carmen (pop: 5,220)
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000)
44 km (28 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800)
46 km (28 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300)
47 km (29 mi) SSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500)
55 km (34 mi) S of Leon (pop: 144,500)
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000)
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.5°C (82 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.372 km18 Km Al Suroeste De El Transito, NicaraguaINETER
M 4.13 km89 Km Al Suroeste De Managua, Nicaragua.RSN

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