Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 49 km northeast of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2021-04-24 14:18:08 -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Apr 20:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-24 14:18:08
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.97°N / 86.848°W (Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: San Cristobal (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of El Sauce (León) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ENE of Puerto Morazan (Puerto Morazán, Chinandega) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (71 mi) NW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSE of Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán, Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||10 km||16 Km Al Norte De San Ramón, Chinandega, Nicaragua||INETER|
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