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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 57km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 50km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua on Saturday, 15 June 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 50km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua on Saturday, 15 June 2013
Date & time: Sat, 15 Jun 17:34:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:34
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.7246°N / 86.9754°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Nejapa-Miraflores (92 km)
Primary data source: USGS
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 15 Jun 2013
Sat, 15 Jun 17:34 UTCM 6.5 / 52 kmNEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Jun 17:34 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 17:34 UTCM 6.4 / 49 kmNear Coast of Nicaragua[Map]GFZ
Sat, 15 Jun 17:34 UTCM 6.5 / 36 kmW of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Managua, Nicaragua (88.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was inside a cafe when first it sounded like a train our heavy truck coming. Then three quake started and got stronger with time. After 12 shakes the max was reached and 18 shakes and 30sec the quake was over. Inside the kitchen you could hear the pottery rampling.
diriamba (81.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt as i was standing on a surfboard in the sea
Granada (113.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
leon nicaragua / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Leon, Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): obviously a quake..seemed to go on for awhile..everyone i met around town after talking about it
telica / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): i felt it. i lm visiting my parents and we live in telica and it was pretty damn strong. i was laying in bed and it was hard for me to get up
Dolores, Nicaragua; Carazo Region (84.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard what we thought was a short duration loud thunder clap. We were standing next to our truck and noticed is shaking then looked around and saw a light pole, other vehicles and rebar sticking out of unfinished construction swaying noticably.
Managua, Nicaragua (93.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It shook quite a bit. First of all it started with a slight tremor and then built in intensity. People were getting out of their houses!
Delores, Nicarag / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Delores, Nicarag / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Leon, Nicaragua / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Tilaran, Guanacaste, CR (259.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I knew immediately this was an earthquake. The chair in which I was sitting shook, and the ceiling lamps swayed.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 15 Jun 17:41 UTCM 4.7 / 110.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 17:59 UTCM 4.9 / 38 km - [info]45km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Jun 18:10 UTCM 5.1 / 40.6 km - [info]49km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Jun 18:14 UTCM 3.4 / 22.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 18:50 UTCM 4.5 / 46 km - [info]54km W of Masachapa, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Jun 19:36 UTCM 4.9 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 19:52 UTCM 3.8 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 20:56 UTCM 3.4 / 4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 15 Jun 23:18 UTCM 2.6 / 9.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 16 Jun 2013
Sun, 16 Jun 00:28 UTCM 3.6 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 16 Jun 01:04 UTCM 4.6 / 41.2 km - [info]52km WSW of Corinto, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Jun 03:23 UTCM 4.2 / 10.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 16 Jun 09:04 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Mon, 17 Jun 15:12 UTCM 5.0 / 71 km - [info]51km W of Carlos Fonseca Amador, Nicaragua[Map]USGS
Mon, 17 Jun 20:04 UTCM 3.2 / 15.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 17 Jun 21:59 UTCM 4.0 / 0.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Tue, 18 Jun 00:47 UTCM 3.8 / 13.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 18 Jun 02:00 UTCM 3.0 / 11 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 18 Jun 07:53 UTCM 3.6 / 0.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 19 Jun 2013
Wed, 19 Jun 01:09 UTCM 3.3 / 67.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 19 Jun 18:13 UTCM 3.2 / 7.8 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 20 Jun 2013
Thu, 20 Jun 20:49 UTCM 3.1 / 3.9 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 21 Jun 2013
Fri, 21 Jun 01:25 UTCM 3.1 / 95.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 21 Jun 03:26 UTCM 3.5 / 15.6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 21 Jun 05:17 UTCM 3.0 / 56.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Fri, 21 Jun 06:17 UTCM 2.9 / 2.3 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 22 Jun 2013
Sat, 22 Jun 01:56 UTCM 2.6 / 52.6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 22 Jun 03:23 UTCM 3.2 / 51.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sat, 22 Jun 17:36 UTCM 3.5 / 41 km - [info]6 km al Noroeste de BEJUCO de Liberia de Guanacaste[Map]OVSICORI
Sun, 23 Jun 2013
Sun, 23 Jun 01:16 UTCM 2.9 / 17.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 24 Jun 2013
Mon, 24 Jun 06:24 UTCM 2.6 / 162.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 24 Jun 18:41 UTCM 2.9 / 30 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 25 Jun 2013
Tue, 25 Jun 05:15 UTCM 2.8 / 97.4 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 25 Jun 07:32 UTCM 2.7 / 1.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 (6 earthquakes)
Wed, 26 Jun 02:29 UTCM 5.1 / 59.9 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 09:32 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 09:43 UTCM 3.0 / 159.1 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 15:04 UTCM 2.7 / 15.1 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 15:11 UTCM 4.5 / 51.8 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Wed, 26 Jun 15:33 UTCM 3.6 / 27.7 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Thu, 27 Jun 2013
Thu, 27 Jun 05:14 UTCM 3.0 / 60.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 30 Jun 2013
Sun, 30 Jun 04:37 UTCM 2.7 / 49.2 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Sun, 30 Jun 20:09 UTCM 2.8 / 23.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 1 Jul 2013
Mon, 1 Jul 02:05 UTCM 3.3 / 71.8 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 1 Jul 06:18 UTCM 3.0 / 5.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Mon, 1 Jul 06:18 UTCM 3.4 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 2 Jul 2013
Tue, 2 Jul 00:18 UTCM 2.7 / 10.5 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 2 Jul 05:55 UTCM 3.0 / 15 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 2 Jul 10:29 UTCM 3.2 / 6 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER
Tue, 2 Jul 10:30 UTCM 2.9 / 6.1 km - [info] Nicaragua[Map]INETER

 

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