Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 17 km a nord est da Chichigalpa, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, giovedì, 06 dicembre 2018

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 17 km a nord est da Chichigalpa, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, giovedì, 06 dicembre 2018

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 159 km depth

6 Dec 09:51 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Profondità ricalcolata da 153.0 a 159.0 km.
Data & ora: 6 Dec 2018 09:43:55 UTC
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 159.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 12.69°N / 86.92°W (Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua)
Vulcano più vicino: San Cristobal (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km NE da Chichigalpa (Chinandega) (pop: 33,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km NNE da Posoltega (Chinandega) (pop: 6,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
20 km NNO da Telica (León) (pop: 8,780) --> Vedi sismi vicini
20 km N da Quezalguaque (León) (pop: 1,970) --> Vedi sismi vicini
24 km ENE da Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
27 km E da El Viejo (Chinandega) (pop: 53,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
28 km N da Leon (León) (pop: 144,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
31 km ENE da El Realejo (Chinandega) (pop: 6,210) --> Vedi sismi vicini
36 km NE da Corinto (Chinandega) (pop: 19,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
39 km S da Somotillo (Chinandega) (pop: 15,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
47 km OSO da El Sauce (León) (pop: 11,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
47 km NO da La Paz Centro (León) (pop: 23,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
54 km SO da Achuapa (León) (pop: 3,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km S da Santo Tomas del Norte (Chinandega) (pop: 608) --> Vedi sismi vicini
60 km S da Cinco Pinos (Chinandega) (pop: 784) --> Vedi sismi vicini
61 km NO da Nagarote (León) (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
61 km OSO da Santa Rosa del Peñon (León) (pop: 2,910) --> Vedi sismi vicini
64 km SSO da San Juan de Limay (Estelí) (pop: 5,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
79 km SSO da Las Sabanas (Madriz) (pop: 1,260) --> Vedi sismi vicini
96 km NO da Managua (pop: 973,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
158 km SSE da Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán, Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.9159 kmNicaraguaGFZ
M 4.9154 km NICARAGUAEMSC
M 4.9157 km- NicaraguaUSGS

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

Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 17 km northeast of Chichigalpa, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 09:43 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us - Help us upgrade our server!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
Our server is reaching its limits and we need financing to increase capacity in order to deal with huge activity peaks when quakes occur. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every penny counts and every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features and in upgrading our software, please make a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you! With best regards from the VolcanoDiscovery team.
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery e da altre fonti come indicato.
Uso di materiale: 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.