Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 13 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Sunday, 6 Jun 2021 12:20 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 13 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Sunday, 6 Jun 2021 12:20 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.5 at 139 km depth

6 Jun 18:27 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 7 minutes.
6 Jun 18:41: Magnitude recalculée de 3.7 à 4.5. Profondeur recalculée de 141.0 à 139.0 km (de 88 à 86 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 15 km (9.2 mi) au NE.
Update Sun, 6 Jun 2021, 18:42
Moderate magnitude 4.5 quake hits 13 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua around noon
4.5 quake 6 Jun 12:20 pm (GMT -6)
4.5 quake 6 Jun 12:20 pm (GMT -6)
Just 22 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Managua, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua. The tremor was recorded around noon on Sunday 6 June 2021 at 12:20 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 139 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ciudad Sandino (pop. 50,000) located 10 km from the epicenter, El Crucero (pop. 16,500) 10 km away, Managua (pop. 973,100) 13 km away, San Marcos (pop. 23,300) 24 km away, San Rafael del Sur (pop. 29,800) 26 km away, Diriamba (pop. 35,000) 26 km away, Jinotepe (pop. 29,500) 30 km away, Masaya (pop. 130,100) 30 km away, Tipitapa (pop. 50,000) 31 km away, and Leon (pop. 144,500) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 6 Jun 2021 18:20:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 6 juin 2021 12:20 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.07°N / 86.35°W (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua)
Volcan le plus près: Nejapa-Miraflores (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km S de Ciudad Sandino (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
10 km NNO de El Crucero (Managua) (pop: 16,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
13 km OSO de Managua (pop: 973,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km NO de San Marcos (Carazo) (pop: 23,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km NNE de San Rafael del Sur (Managua) (pop: 29,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km NNO de Diriamba (Carazo) (pop: 35,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km NO de Jinotepe (Carazo) (pop: 29,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km ONO de Masaya (pop: 130,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km OSO de Tipitapa (Managua) (pop: 50,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km SE de León (pop: 144,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29.7°C (85 F), humidity: 39%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.5139 kmNICARAGUAEMSC
3.9137 km14 Km Al Oeste De El Crucero, NicaraguaINETER
4.5139 km9 Km NNW of El Crucero, NicaraguaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Juan del Sur, Rivas (105.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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