Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 75 km northeast of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-11 20:31:04 -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 May 02:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-11 20:31:04
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.554°N / 84.849°W (Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Las Lajas (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SE of Bocana de Paiwas (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of Santo Domingo (Chontales) (pop: 5,830) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SE of Rio Blanco (Río Blanco, Matagalpa) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Santo Tomas (Santo Tomás, Chontales) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) ENE of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NE of Juigalpa (Chontales) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of El Rama (South Caribbean Coast) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Boaco (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ENE of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||76 Km Al Noreste De Juigalpa, Nicaragua||INETER|
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