Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 22 km NNW of Laguna de Perlas, Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua, miércoles, 14 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 22 km NNW of Laguna de Perlas, Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua, miércoles, 14 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Oct 10:21 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 5 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 14 Oct 2020 10:16:16 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-14 04:16:16
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12,536°N / 83,712°W (Nicaragua)
Volcán mas cercano: Volcán Azul (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km al NNW de Laguna de Perlas (pop: 6,810)
58 km al N de Bluefields (Powiat kołobrzeski) (pop: 44,400)
61 km al ESE de El Tortuguero (pop: 1,290)
69 km al NE de Rama (pop: 20,500)
82 km al SE de La Cruz de Río Grande (pop: 1,670)
83 km al WNW de Corn Island (pop: 8,010)
279 km al E de Managua (pop: 973,100)
416 km al ESE de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 23.5°C (74 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.310 km22 Km Al Norte De Laguna De Perlas, NicaraguaINETER

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 22 km NNW of Laguna de Perlas, Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua, miércoles, 14 oct. 2020
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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 22 km NNW of Laguna de Perlas, Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua, miércoles, 14 oct. 2020
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 28 ene 2020 19:10
    | 7.7 |
    14,8km / 9,2mi
    |
    hace 43 semanas
    |
    931km / 578mi
    | 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands)
  • 13 ene 2001 17:33
    | 7.7 |
    60km / 37mi
    |
    hace 20 años
    |
    540km / 335mi
    | Offshore El Salvador
  • 02 sep 1992 00:16
    | 7.7 |
    45km / 28mi
    |
    hace 28 años
    |
    404km / 251mi
    | Near the Coast of Nicaragua
  • 06 ago 1942 23:37
    | 7.7 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    hace 78 años
    |
    818km / 508mi
    | Offshore Guatemala
  • 05 sep 2012 14:42
    | 7.6 |
    40km / 25mi
    |
    hace 8 años
    |
    332km / 207mi
    | 12km ESE of Hojancha, Costa Rica
  • 22 abr 1991 21:56
    | 7.6 |
    10km / 6,2mi
    |
    hace 30 años
    |
    325km / 202mi
    | Costa Rica
  • 10 ene 2018 02:51
    | 7.5 |
    10km / 6,2mi
    |
    hace 3 años
    |
    543km / 337mi
    | North of Honduras
  • 04 feb 1976 09:01
    | 7.5 |
    5km / 3,1mi
    |
    hace 45 años
    |
    659km / 410mi
    | Guatemala
  • 05 oct 1950 16:09
    | 7.5 |
    98km / 61mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    271km / 168mi
    | Costa Rica
  • 18 jul 1934 01:36
    | 7.5 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 86 años
    |
    532km / 331mi
    | South of Panama
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