Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 1:59 am (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
6 Aug 08:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 6, 2022 07:59:09 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 1:59 am (GMT -6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||12.234°N / 87.436°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)|
|Antipode||12.234°S / 92.564°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||INETER|
|Nearest volcano||San Cristobal (70 km / 43 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||40 km (25 mi) SW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
55 km (34 mi) SW of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) SW of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Leon (pop: 144,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) W of La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) W of Nagarote (pop: 26,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.3||33 km||40 Km Al Suroeste De Corinto, Nicaragua||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.