Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2021-04-18 08:16:14 -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 61 km depth
18 Apr 14:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-18 08:16:14
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.045°N / 86.766°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Momotombo (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Villa El Carmen (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of El Crucero (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Somoto (pop: 20,300) --> 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||61 km||7 Km Al Oeste De El Transito, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, 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.