Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Departamento de Granada, 45 km northeast of Managua, Nicaragua, on 2021-05-16 09:04:41 -
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 28 km depth
16 May 15:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-16 09:04:41
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.287°N / 85.864°W (Departamento de Granada, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Las Lajas (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) WSW of San Lorenzo (Boaco) (pop: 8,690) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNE of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Nandaime (Granada) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) E of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||28 km||17 Km Al Suroeste De Teustepe, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.