Débil terremoto magnitud 3.5 - 80 km WSW of Chinandega, Chaudière-Appalaches, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.5 - 80 km WSW of Chinandega, Chaudière-Appalaches, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 36 km depth

18 Oct 01:42 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 15 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 18 Oct 2020 01:26:39 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-17 19:26:39
Magnitud: 3.5
Profundidad: 36.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12,454°N / 87,842°W (Nicaragua)
Volcán mas cercano: Cosigüina (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km al SSW de Santa Elena
53 km al SW de Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140)
73 km al W de Corinto (pop: 19,200)
80 km al WSW de Chinandega (Chaudière-Appalaches) (pop: 126,400)
85 km al WSW de Puerto Morazán (pop: 7,670)
105 km al W de Leon (Nomos Larisis) (pop: 144,500)
177 km al W de Managua (pop: 973,100)
194 km al SSW de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 1,1 x 1010 joules (3,12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2,68 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.536 km51 Km Al Suroeste De Mechapa, Chinandega, NicaraguaINETER

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