Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on Friday, 1 Jan 2021 5:20 am (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 32 km depth
1 Jan 13:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 46 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Jan 2021 11:20:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 1 Jan 2021 5:20 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.52°N / 87.11°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Villa El Carmen (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||32 km||NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA||EMSC|
|2.7||32 km||71 Km Al Suroeste De Masachapa, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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