Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on 20 de mayo del 2021 9:04 pm -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
21 May 03:22 UTC: First to report: RSN after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 20 de mayo del 2021 9:04 pm
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.83°N / 86.948°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 11.83°S / 93.052°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (30 mi) W of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) W of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||15 km||82 Km Al Sur De Leon, Nicaragua.||RSN|
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