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Latest quakes in or near Masaya, Nicaragua, in the past 24 hours on Monday, May 16, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 16, 2022 21:44 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 10 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Masaya was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 8 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 10 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
A moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, 15 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.0 | North Pacific Ocean, 23 km SW of La Paz Centro, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.6 | North Pacific Ocean, 91 km SW of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua -

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

Past 24 hours:20 quakes | 10 quakes M2+ | 8 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 7 days:93 quakes | 48 quakes M2+ | 28 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:367 quakes | 173 quakes M2+ | 127 quakes M3+ | 22 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 90 days:732 quakes | 334 quakes M2+ | 202 quakes M3+ | 34 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 365 days:2,116 quakes | 978 quakes M2+ | 705 quakes M3+ | 106 quakes M4+ | 11 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (20 quakes):
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Monday, May 16, 2022 GMT (18 quakes)
May 16, 2022 2:00 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 20:00 GMT)
2.0

2 km
North Pacific Ocean, 23 km southwest of La Paz Centro, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 16, 2022 2:00 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 20:00 GMT)
2.6

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 89 km south of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 16, 2022 12:41 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 18:41 GMT)
2.6

32 km
North Pacific Ocean, 52 km south of Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 16, 2022 12:41 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 18:41 GMT)
4.5

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 9:09 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 15:09 GMT)
3.6

59 km
North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 5:16 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 11:16 GMT)
3.2

12 km
North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 2:52 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 08:52 GMT)
3.4

66 km
North Pacific Ocean, 140 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 1:29 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 07:29 GMT)
3.6

39 km
North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 12:52 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 06:52 GMT)
3.6

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 12:51 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 06:51 GMT)
3.6

4 km
North Pacific Ocean, 170 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
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May 16, 2022 12:40 am (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 06:40 GMT)
4.6

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
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May 15, 2022 11:52 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 05:52 GMT)
2.7

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 15, 2022 10:55 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 04:55 GMT)
2.9

14 km
North Pacific Ocean, 146 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 15, 2022 10:25 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 04:25 GMT)
3.0

198 km
9.3 km southwest of San José, Upala, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
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May 15, 2022 9:06 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 03:06 GMT)
2.7

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 56 km south of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 15, 2022 8:42 pm (GMT -6) (May 16, 2022 02:42 GMT)
2.7

5 km
27 km east of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.4 x 1011 joules (262 megawatt hours, equivalent to 225 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Masaya Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Masaya?

The last earthquake in Masaya occurred 1 hour and 44 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 23 km southwest of La Paz Centro, Nicaragua, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Masaya today?

In the past 24 hours, Masaya, Nicaragua had 20 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in Masaya today?

The strongest earthquake in Masaya today occurred 15 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 12:40 am (GMT -6).

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