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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 115 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 at 6:32 pm (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 115 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 at 6:32 pm (GMT -6) Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 115 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 at 6:32 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth

26 Jan 00:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 2 minutes.
26 Jan 00:42: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 31.0 km (from 3.1 to 19.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.5 km (5.3 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: Jan 26, 2022 00:32:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 at 6:32 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.781°N / 87.248°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 11.781°S / 92.752°E
Nearest volcano: Cerro Negro (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) WSW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.631 km67 Km Al Suroeste De El Transito, NicaraguaINETER
2.631 kmNEAR COAST OF NICARAGUAEMSC

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