Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km northeast of Leon, Nicaragua, on Friday, 14 May 2021 at 10:09 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
14 May 10:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.53°N / 86.75°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Rota (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) E of Telica (León) (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Larreynaga (León) (pop: 7,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||5 km||3 Km Al Sur De Volcán Rota, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.