Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 17 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-08 00:13:04 -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 143 km depth
8 May 13:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-08 00:13:04
Depth: 143.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.379°N / 87.018°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Telica (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NW of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||143 km||2 Km Al Norte De Las Penitas, Nicaragua||INETER|