Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 21 km west of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on 2021-04-27 14:55:48 -

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 21 km west of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on 2021-04-27 14:55:48

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 56 km depth

27 Apr 21:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
27 Apr 21:07: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 66.0 to 67.0 km (from 41 to 42 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.3 km (0.8 mi) towards NE.
27 Apr 21:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 58.0 km (from 42 to 36 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.4 mi) towards SW.
27 Apr 22:28: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 56.0 km (from 36 to 35 mi).
Date & time: 27 Apr 2021 20:55:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-27 14:55:48
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.864°N / 86.628°W (North Pacific Ocean, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NW of Masachapa (Managua) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.556 km19 Km Al Norte De Masachapa, NicaraguaINETER
3.367 kmNEAR COAST OF NICARAGUAEMSC

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