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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 144 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:43 am (GMT -6) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 99 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, Apr 21, 2022 1:42 am (GMT -6), which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Updated: Mon, May 16, 2022 06:32 GMT -
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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 144 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:43 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

14 May 07:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
14 May 07:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 25.0 km (from 27 to 15.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards SW.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 07:43:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:43 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.367°N / 87.314°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 11.367°S / 92.686°E
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Masachapa (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of San Rafael del Sur (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Diriamba (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Jinotepe (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SW of Ciudad Sandino (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.525 km99 Km Al Suroeste De Masachapa, NicaraguaINETER
4.034 km132 Km Al Oeste De Managua, Nicaragua.RSN

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