Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km south of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 23:04 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 96 km depth
23 Apr 23:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.64°N / 86.41°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Masaya (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SE of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SW of Diriamba (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of San Marcos (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of El Crucero (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Nandaime (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Masatepe (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SSE of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||96 km||NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA||EMSC|
|2.7||97 km||2 Km Al Noreste De La Boquita, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.