Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 14 km south of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 16:06 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 May 16:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.8°N / 85.9°W (Departamento de Matagalpa, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cerro el Ciguatepe (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of San Dionisio (Matagalpa) (pop: 3,910) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Matagalpa (pop: 109,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Ciudad Dario (Ciudad Darío, Matagalpa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNE of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ENE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SE of Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán, Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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