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Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 7.2 km east of La Paz Centro, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:06 am (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 7.2 km east of La Paz Centro, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:06 am (GMT -6) Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 7.2 km east of La Paz Centro, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:06 am (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 31 km depth

26 Jun 07:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 26, 2022 07:06:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:06 am (GMT -6)
Depth31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.353°N / 86.61°W (Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua)
Antipode12.353°S / 93.39°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoMomotombo (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) ENE of La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) NW of Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) NNW of San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23.7°C (75 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.431 km6 Km Al Sur De Puerto Momotombo, NicaraguaINETER


Seismic station: Volcan Cerro Negro, Nicaragua (CNGN/NU network) | Distance from quake: 19 km / 12 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Volcan Cerro Negro, Nicaragua: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.4, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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