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Past earthquakes in Masaya, Nicaragua: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 23, 2022 23:10 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 88 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 550 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 687 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 169 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Masaya was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.3, 8 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 88 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 550 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 687 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 169 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.3 | North Pacific Ocean, 90 km S of Managua, Nicaragua -

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Showing quakes magnitude 3.6 or higher (228 out of 1503 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 1:24 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 19:24 GMT)
3.8

5 km
Departamento de Leon, 63 km north of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 11:19 am (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 17:19 GMT)
3.6

5 km
38 km north of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 29, 2021 2:38 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 29, 2021 20:38 GMT)
3.6

5 km
26 km southwest of Matagalpa, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 29, 2021 12:44 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 29, 2021 18:44 GMT)
4.2

267 km
38 km south of Matagalpa, Nicaragua MoreMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 27, 2021 6:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 00:56 GMT)
3.7

1 km
North Pacific Ocean, 158 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 27, 2021 6:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 00:56 GMT)
3.9

9 km
North Pacific Ocean, 181 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 7:17 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 23, 2021 01:17 GMT)
4.4

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 84 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua MoreMap
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 2:36 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 20:36 GMT)
3.8

7 km
North Pacific Ocean, 158 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 22, 2021 2:24 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 20:24 GMT)
3.6

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 143 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 22, 2021 12:18 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 18:18 GMT)
3.6

11 km
North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua MoreMap
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 13, 2021 1:04 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 07:04 GMT)
3.8

81 km
19 km north of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 12, 2021 1:29 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 12, 2021 19:29 GMT)
3.9

31 km
North Pacific Ocean, 150 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 9, 2021 11:01 am (GMT -6) (Dec 9, 2021 17:01 GMT)
3.6

8 km
North Pacific Ocean, 134 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Dec 9, 2021 8:25 am (GMT -6) (Dec 9, 2021 14:25 GMT)
3.7

156 km
19 km south of Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua MoreMap
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2021 9:00 am (GMT -6) (Dec 8, 2021 15:00 GMT)
4.0

32 km
North Pacific Ocean, 89 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 4, 2021 6:47 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2021 00:47 GMT)
4.8

48 km
North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of Jinotepe, Carazo, Nicaragua 4 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.8 x 1014 joules (77 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 66213 tons of TNT or 4.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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