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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:56 am (GMT -6) -

Updated: Sun, May 15, 2022 10:24 GMT -
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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:56 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 7 km depth

14 May 09:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
14 May 09:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 7.0 km (from 1.9 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.9 km (1.2 mi) towards W.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 08:56:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:56 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.026°N / 86.197°W (Ticuantepe, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Antipode: 12.026°S / 93.803°E
Nearest volcano: Masaya (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of Ticuantepe (Managua) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Jinotepe (Carazo) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Granada (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24.1°C (75 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.47 km6 Km Al Noroeste De Volcán Masaya, NicaraguaINETER
3.93 km16 Km Al Sur De Managua, Nicaragua.RSN

User reports for this quake (7)

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Ticuantepe (1.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Km 14 carretera a masaya (6.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Se sintio  
Veracruz, Nicaragua (4.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : I was sleeping on my bed  
Ticuantepe/Nicaragua / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ticuantepe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Managua / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ticuantepe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Soft and super fast and bouncy  
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