Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 48 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on Monday, 3 May 2021 at 21:04 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 May 21:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12°N / 86.67°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) W of Villa El Carmen (Managua) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||10 km||7 Km Al Sureste De El Transito, Nicaragua||INETER|
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