Leve terremoto magnitud 4.1 - 162 km WSW of Managua, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.1 - 162 km WSW of Managua, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 24 km depth

18 Oct 14:07 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 6 minutos.
18 Oct 14:14: Profundidad recalculada de 63.0 a 70.0 km (de 39 a 43 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.4 km (3.4 mi) al O.
18 Oct 15:42: Magnitud recalculada de 3.4 a 4.1. Profundidad recalculada de 70.0 a 57.0 km (de 43 a 35 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12.5 km (7.8 mi) al SO.
18 Oct 15:49: Profundidad recalculada de 57.0 a 24.0 km (de 35 a 14.9 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 15.6 km (9.7 mi) al SO.
Fecha & hora: 18 Oct 2020 02:00:43 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-18 08:00:43
Magnitud: 4.1
Profundidad: 24.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 11,835°N / 87,707°W (Nicaragua)
Volcán mas cercano: San Cristobal (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km al SW de Linda Vista
92 km al SW de Corinto (pop: 19,200)
108 km al SW de Chinandega (Chaudière-Appalaches) (pop: 126,400)
112 km al SW de Leon (Nomos Larisis) (pop: 144,500)
125 km al WSW de La Paz Centro (pop: 23,500)
162 km al WSW de Managua (pop: 973,100)
176 km al W de Masaya (Jaragua do Sul) (pop: 130,100)
256 km al SSW de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 8,9 x 1010 joules (24,8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21,3 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 4.124 km93 Km Al Suroeste De Corinto, NicaraguaINETER
M 4.525 km84 Km SSW of Corinto, NicaraguaUSGS

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