Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 46 km northeast of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-16 02:23:55 -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 27 km depth
16 May 08:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-16 02:23:55
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.763°N / 86.619°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Rota (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Larreynaga (León) (pop: 7,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of El Sauce (León) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) E of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSE of Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán, Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.9||27 km||16 Km Al Suroeste De El Sauce, Nicaragua||INETER|