Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Masaya, 16 km southeast of Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday, 24 April 2021 at 02:48 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 16 km depth
24 Apr 03:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.04°N / 86.14°W (Departamento de Masaya, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Masaya (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNW of Nindiri (Masaya) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) NW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Jinotepe (Carazo) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
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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User reports for this quakeAt 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.