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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT -6) -

Updated: Mon, May 16, 2022 04:39 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 May 07:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 07:16:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.231°N / 88.486°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 10.231°S / 91.514°E
Nearby towns and cities:
276 km (172 mi) SW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SSW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (187 mi) SW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SSW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) SW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.510 kmNicaragua: 273 Km Al Oeste De Rosario, Costa RicaINETER

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