Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2020-12-31 22:46:47 -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 63 km depth
1 Jan 12:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 hours.
Date & time: 1 Jan 2021 04:46:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-31 22:46:47
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.98°N / 86.782°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) W of Villa El Carmen (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) S of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||63 km||12 Km Al Suroeste De El Transito, Nicaragua||INETER|
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