Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 20 km north of Leon, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-16 02:23:59 -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 4 km depth
16 May 08:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-16 02:23:59
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.608°N / 86.833°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Telica (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Telica (León) (pop: 8,780) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) ENE of Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) S of Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||4 km||1 Km Al Noreste De Volcán Telica, Nicaragua||INETER|