Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 24 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-07 10:04:50 -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
7 May 16:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 2 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-07 10:04:50
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.695°N / 87.346°W (Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: San Cristobal (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Jiquilillo (Chinandega) (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Puerto Morazan (Puerto Morazán, Chinandega) (pop: 7,670) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WNW of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||23 km||11 Km Al Norte De Jiquilillo, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.