Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 30 km north of Managua, Nicaragua, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 8:40 am (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
8 Feb 15:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 14:40:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 8:40 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.4°N / 86.2°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cerro el Ciguatepe (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Valle San Francisco (Managua) (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) N of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) N of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNE of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||7 km||15 Km Al Sureste De San Francisco Libre, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.