Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Esteli, 105 km north of Managua, Nicaragua, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 9:42 pm (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 14 km depth
27 Jan 03:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 27, 2022 03:42:17 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 9:42 pm (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||13.06°N / 86.41°W (Departamento de Esteli, Nicaragua)|
|Antipode||13.06°S / 93.59°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Esteli (12 km / 7 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||105 km (65 mi) N of Managua (pop: 973,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 16.6°C (62 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||14 km||7 Km Al Suroeste De Esteli, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.