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Latest quakes in or near Masaya, Nicaragua, in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 2, 2023 01:47 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 39 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 82 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 22 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 30 days, Masaya was shaken by 5 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 39 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 82 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 22 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.5 | 42 km S of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Masaya, Nicaragua (updated )

Past 24 hours4 quakes1 quake M2+
Past 7 days21 quakes12 quakes M2+5 quakes M3+
Past 30 days145 quakes82 quakes M2+39 quakes M3+5 quakes M4+
Past 90 days454 quakes263 quakes M2+113 quakes M3+22 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 365 days2,794 quakes1,434 quakes M2+720 quakes M3+114 quakes M4+6 quakes M5+1 quake M6+

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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.9 or higher (15 out of 148 quakes, show more):
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Wednesday, February 1, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 31, 2023 7:21 pm (GMT -6) (Feb 1, 2023 01:21 GMT)
2.9

5 km
47 km north of Managua, Nicaragua
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 31, 2023 10:45 am (GMT -6) (Jan 31, 2023 16:45 GMT)
3.5

10 km
42 km south of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua
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Monday, January 30, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 2023 1:59 am (GMT -6) (Jan 30, 2023 07:59 GMT)
3.5

70 km
North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Sunday, January 29, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 29, 2023 4:56 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 29, 2023 22:56 GMT)
3.2

152 km
North Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Jan 29, 2023 12:30 am (GMT -6) (Jan 29, 2023 06:30 GMT)
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n/a
56 km north of Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 3:52 am (GMT -6) (Jan 26, 2023 09:52 GMT)
3.3

3 km
17 km northwest of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Jan 26, 2023 3:51 am (GMT -6) (Jan 26, 2023 09:51 GMT)
3.3

202 km
6 km east of Leon, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Wednesday, February 1, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 1, 2023 12:58 pm (GMT -6) (Feb 1, 2023 18:58 GMT)
2.4

77 km
North Pacific Ocean, 33 km south of Leon, Nicaragua More
Jan 31, 2023 7:21 pm (GMT -6) (Feb 1, 2023 01:21 GMT)
2.9

5 km
47 km north of Managua, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 31, 2023 10:45 am (GMT -6) (Jan 31, 2023 16:45 GMT)
3.5

10 km
42 km south of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Monday, January 30, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 2023 1:59 am (GMT -6) (Jan 30, 2023 07:59 GMT)
3.5

70 km
North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Sunday, January 29, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 29, 2023 4:56 pm (GMT -6) (Jan 29, 2023 22:56 GMT)
3.2

152 km
North Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Jan 29, 2023 12:30 am (GMT -6) (Jan 29, 2023 06:30 GMT)
?

n/a
56 km north of Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 3:52 am (GMT -6) (Jan 26, 2023 09:52 GMT)
3.3

3 km
17 km northwest of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 3:51 am (GMT -6) (Jan 26, 2023 09:51 GMT)
3.3

202 km
6 km east of Leon, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.8 x 1010 joules (21.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 18.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Managua, Nicaragua (MGAN/NU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Managua, Nicaragua: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Masaya Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Masaya?

The last earthquake in Masaya occurred 7 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 33 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 at 12:58 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Masaya past month?

In the past 30 days, Masaya, Nicaragua had 15 quakes up to magnitude 3.5.

What was the strongest quake in Masaya past month?

The strongest earthquake in Masaya past month occurred 1 day 9 hours ago: Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 42 km south of Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 10:45 am (GMT -6).

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