Débil terremoto magnitud 3.5 - 63 km WSW of Chinandega, Chaudière-Appalaches, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.5 - 63 km WSW of Chinandega, Chaudière-Appalaches, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

18 Oct 23:35 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 4 minutos.
18 Oct 23:42: Magnitud recalculada de 3.4 a 3.5. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.5 km (2.8 mi) al NNE.
Fecha & hora: 18 Oct 2020 11:31:08 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-18 17:31:08
Magnitud: 3.5
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12,474°N / 87,689°W (Nicaragua)
Volcán mas cercano: Cosigüina (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km al SW de Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140)
56 km al W de Corinto (pop: 19,200)
63 km al WSW de Chinandega (Chaudière-Appalaches) (pop: 126,400)
70 km al SW de Puerto Morazán (pop: 7,670)
77 km al W de Posoltega (pop: 6,400)
88 km al W de Leon (Nomos Larisis) (pop: 144,500)
161 km al WNW de Managua (pop: 973,100)
186 km al SSW de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
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]
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.533 km39 Km Al Suroeste De Jiquilillo, NicaraguaINETER

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.5 - 63 km WSW of Chinandega, Chaudière-Appalaches, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, domingo, 18 oct. 2020
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
 

Más en VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.