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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Friday, 3 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Nicaragua on Friday, 3 January 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 111.0 to 112.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.0 to 114.0 km.
Date & time: vendredi, 3 janvier 2020 15:28 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.79°N / 86.26°W (Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Masaya (24 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 3 Jan 2020
Fri, 3 Jan 15:28 UTCM 5.5 / 115 kmNear Coast Of NicaraguaEMSC
Fri, 3 Jan 15:28 UTCM 5.4 / 118.2 kmNear Coast of NicaraguaGeoAu
Fri, 3 Jan 15:28 UTCM 5.5 / 109.1 km9km W of Santa Teresa, NicaraguaUSGS
Fri, 3 Jan 15:28 UTCM 5.7 / 73 km23 km al Suroeste de Granada, Nicaragua.RSN

"I felt it" reports:
Samara / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(36.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Salinas Grandes Nicaragua / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on rancho, the rancho shook as well as the hammock beside me
San Juan del Sur / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Laguna de Apoyo (28.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Playas del coco, guanacaste, Costa rica / MMI IV (Light shaking): Third floor
San Rafael Del Sur / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Managua, Nicaragua / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(151.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Pochotol CR / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(393.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): South of Costa rica felt (via app)
(150.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(287.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Long way away, but shaking lasted a while. (via app)
Managua, mi casa en el Barrio los angeles. (39.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): De forma personal , no lo sentí, pero mis hija me advirtió del movimiento. (via app)
Playa Junquillal Cost Rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Rincon de la Vieja, Liberia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Ramon, Alajuela, Costa Rica (273.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt horizontal movement (via app)
Managua / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt like light turbulence in an airplane.
Java / not felt: hmm..mm..watchd0G.
(316.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking felt while sitting down. Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica (via app)
Tamarindo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Pacaya felt it quite strong / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tola, Hacienda Iguana (63 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sitting on office chair in my house. Felt shaking for 5-10 seconds. (via app)
Managua, managua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Potrero / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(70.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Managua (35.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Slight shaking (via app)
Corinto (128.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Se sintió muy fuerte (via app)
Samara (228 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Sámara Costa Rica / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Popoyo (23 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(162.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Belén de Nosarita (229.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Popoyo (40.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (388 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt very little shake... Heard the glass on my librarias rattle. (via EMSC)
Carara (Costa Rica) (295 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Wondering how my chair an booksheld jiggled (via EMSC)
Jesus Maria (Costa Rica) (272 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Well felt (via EMSC)
Veintisiete de Abril (Costa Rica) (182 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt the shake. Birds went crazy. (via EMSC)
Tamarindo (Costa Rica) (166 km S from epicenter)(no details): We felt it (via EMSC)
Tempate (Costa Rica) (152 km S from epicenter)(no details): Floor was shaking and doors rattling. Neighbor said felt like an ocean swell. (via EMSC)
Rivas (Nicaragua) (60 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (43 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió intenso y brusco de inicio, se sintió una disminución y re-intensifico hasta su final. Dio una inmersión de una duración en tiempo modestamente largo. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (40 km N from epicenter)(no details): Leve. (via EMSC)
San Rafael del Sur (Nicaragua) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Up down and side to side a bit. (via EMSC)
Diriamba (Nicaragua) (14 km N from epicenter)(no details): The swaying lasted about 15 seconds -- which is longer than most i have felt. i was at my desk ==== on a chair with wheels -- which intensifies the swaying motuin. (via EMSC)

 

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