Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 15 km south of Boaco, Nicaragua, on 2021-07-27 04:31:19 -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 7 km depth
Local time at epicenter: 2021-07-27 04:31:19
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.344°N / 85.701°W↗ (Departamento de Boaco, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 12.344°S / 94.299°E↗
Nearest volcano: Las Lajas (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of San Lorenzo (Boaco) (pop: 8,690) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Boaco (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Camoapa (Boaco) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Masatepe (Masaya) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ENE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Jinotega (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||7 km||14 Km Al Sureste De Teustepe, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.