Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 9:05 am (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 9:05 am (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 34 km depth

4 Mar 15:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Mar 2021 15:05:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 9:05 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.56°N / 87.85°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SSE of Sensuntepeque (El Salvador) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SSW of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 26.1°C (79 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.734 km42 Km Al Suroeste De Mechapa, Chinandega, NicaraguaINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cuidad el Doral, Mateare, Managua / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
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