Mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km west of Rivas, Nicaragua, on Thursday, 29 Oct 10.59 pm (GMT -6) -

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km west of Rivas, Nicaragua, on Thursday, 29 Oct 10.59 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 54 km depth

30 Oct 05:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
30 Oct 05:14: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 54.0 km (from 34 to 34 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 04:59:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 29 Oct 10.59 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.441°N / 86.212°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Mombacho (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) S of Santa Teresa (Carazo) (pop: 5,790)
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Nandaime (Granada) (pop: 20,800)
42 km (26 mi) W of Rivas (pop: 30,000)
46 km (29 mi) S of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000)
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100)
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Granada (pop: 89,400)
77 km (48 mi) S of Managua (pop: 973,100)
132 km (82 mi) SE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.754 km8 Km Al Suroeste De El Astillero, NicaraguaINETER

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