Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 17 km east of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2021-04-21 03:29:04 -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Apr 09:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-21 03:29:04
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.437°N / 86.722°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Las Pilas (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NNW of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Esteli (Estelí) (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||5 km||8 Km Al Sur De Volcán Cerro Negro, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.