Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 97 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 06:56 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 27 km depth
26 Apr 07:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5°N / 86.86°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) SW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WSW of Diriamba (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of El Crucero (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of San Marcos (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) S of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||27 km||NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA||EMSC|
|2.0||33 km||59 Km Al Suroeste De Pochomil, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.