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Past earthquakes near El Tortuguero, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua, during the year 2020

Updated 18 Apr 2021 19:56 GMT -
During 2020, El Tortuguero was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.3, 1 quake of magnitude 4.3, 3 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 5.3 quake 22 km north of Laguna de Perlas, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua, 2020-10-14 04:16:16
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (8 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thu, 10 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Dec 2020 3:06 pm (GMT -6) (10 Dec 2020 21:06:14 GMT)
3.5

5 km
(68 km)42 km northwest of El Rama, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua MoreMap
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-19 02:08:40 (19 Oct 2020 08:08:40 GMT)
2.9

1 km
(82 km)60 km east of Bocana de Paiwas, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua MoreMap
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-14 04:16:16 (14 Oct 2020 10:16:16 GMT)
5.3

10 km
Volcán Azul (17 km)22 km north of Laguna de Perlas, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua MoreMap
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-09-17 13:57:18 (17 Sep 2020 19:57:18 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Volcán Azul (11 km)47 km north of Bluefields, Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua MoreMap
Sun, 6 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-09-06 03:12:06 (6 Sep 2020 09:12:06 GMT)
2.2

1 km
Granada (25 km)39 km west of El Rama, South Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua MoreMap
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-08-26 21:47:58 (27 Aug 2020 03:47:58 GMT)
2.9

1 km
Volcán Azul (133 km)36 km south of Siuna, North Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua MoreMap
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-07-09 19:38:20 (10 Jul 2020 01:38:20 GMT)
3.8

10 km
Volcán Azul (96 km)169 km east of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
Thu, 14 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-05-14 07:31:23 (14 May 2020 13:31:23 GMT)
3.3

1 km
Volcán Azul (123 km)Departamento de Matagalpa, 52 km south of Siuna, Nicaragua MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.9 x 1012 joules (1.63 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1399 tons of TNT) More info

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