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Latest quakes in or near Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua, in the past 24 hours on Saturday, May 21, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 21, 2022 03:25 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 7 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Departamento de Leon was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.3, 5 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 7 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
A moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, 21 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.7 | North Pacific Ocean, 96 km S of Leon, Nicaragua -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.3 | North Pacific Ocean, 141 km SW of Managua, Nicaragua -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua (updated )

Past 24 hours:13 quakes | 7 quakes M2+ | 5 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 7 days:115 quakes | 66 quakes M2+ | 27 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:403 quakes | 200 quakes M2+ | 124 quakes M3+ | 24 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 90 days:802 quakes | 397 quakes M2+ | 205 quakes M3+ | 30 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 365 days:2,405 quakes | 1,163 quakes M2+ | 787 quakes M3+ | 118 quakes M4+ | 12 quakes M5+ | 4 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (13 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, May 20, 2022 GMT (13 quakes)
May 20, 2022 5:23 pm (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 23:23 GMT)
2.7

21 km
North Pacific Ocean, 96 km south of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 4:34 pm (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 22:34 GMT)
2.6

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Leon, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 4:22 pm (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 22:22 GMT)
3.0

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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May 20, 2022 10:48 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 16:48 GMT)
2.5

97 km
29 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 10:27 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 16:27 GMT)
2.3

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 74 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 8:40 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 14:40 GMT)
2.4

14 km
North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southwest of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 6:59 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 12:59 GMT)
2.1

9 km
20 km northeast of Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 20, 2022 5:04 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 11:04 GMT)
3.7

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 191 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
I FELT IT - 1 report
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May 20, 2022 3:19 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 09:19 GMT)
3.2

27 km
North Pacific Ocean, 149 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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May 20, 2022 12:32 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 06:32 GMT)
4.3

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 141 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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May 20, 2022 12:14 am (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 06:14 GMT)
3.2

35 km
18 km southeast of Leon, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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May 19, 2022 11:08 pm (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 05:08 GMT)
2.8

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua MoreMap
May 19, 2022 9:37 pm (GMT -6) (May 20, 2022 03:37 GMT)
3.6

27 km
North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.3 x 1011 joules (63.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 54.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Departamento de Leon Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Departamento de Leon?

The last earthquake in Departamento de Leon occurred 4 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5:23 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Departamento de Leon today?

In the past 24 hours, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua had 13 quakes up to magnitude 4.3.

What was the strongest quake in Departamento de Leon today?

The strongest earthquake in Departamento de Leon today occurred 21 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 141 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 12:32 am (GMT -6).

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