Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 1 km south of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2020-12-09 05:15:29 -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
9 Dec 14:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-09 05:15:29
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.124°N / 86.248°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Ticuantepe (Managua) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) N of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||12 km||3 Km Al Sur De INETER, Managua, Nicaragua||INETER|