Nicaragua multi-source realtime earthquakes list – Lista sismos Nicaragua

Last update: April 26, 2012 at 3:31 pm by By

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The list below shows the most recent Nicaragua earthquakes.
La siguiente lista muestra los sismos de Nicaragua más reciente.

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Nicaragua time = UTC -6

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 14 12:27 4.7 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Oct 14 12:27 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 14 12:27 4.6 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Oct 14 10:23 4.4 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 14 10:23 4.4 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Oct 14 04:01 5.0 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 14 04:01 5.0 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 14 03:51 7.3 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Jose del Sur, Isla Ometpe, Rivas - I didn't feel anything but my husband sitting next to me felt it and my sister in law was woken from her sleep
  • Managua - Began with a slight rocking that lead to more violent shaking. No Property damage as of yet to report
  • Santa Tecla - Se sintio durante 30segundos muy fuerte
  • Managua - Was very long shake
  • managua - nodamagr
  • Chinandega - Strong shaking. Lasted at least a minute. I live in a quite sturdy house and I'm thankful I do. My neck is sore from how tense I was.
  • San Salvador - Light shaking, for about a minute.
  • Managua - No damage here, but other neighborhood are reporting being out of electricity
  • managua - lo senti muy fuerte
  • Managua - I wake up
  • Managua - Very strong. Everything was shaking
  • tamarindo - Deutlich im 4.Stock Appartment Hotel gespürt. Richtig gerappelt unter den Füßen.
  • Managua - It scared the shit out of me
  • Leon - Very strong for 20-30secs
  • san jose - 14th floor Holliday inn hotel. T.v shaked a little bit and curtains.
  • Jinotepe - Very strong! First it was weak but then my entire house started shaking like crazy...
  • outside Managua - Seemed to go on forever, two types of movement, stronger towards end. (7.4?)
  • Tamrindo - It started off very light and I did not think much of it. Woke the dog up and shook all of the windows in the house. Hope everyone is ok in El Salvador.
  • Bullet Tree Falls Village - Extremely weak, I thought that it was just a tree falling on my property but no tree fell so it definitely was the earthquake even tho it's so far...
  • Guatemala - It was a weak shaking, did not even notice it at first until my wife said something, but it lasted about a minute
  • Managua - The entire house was shaking strongly in what felt like a spinning motion. It started slowly, then lasted for a while.
  • Managua - 3 mins shaking not bad!
  • Las Penitas - Shook for a long time.
  • Antigua - 45 seconds? chandeliers swinging
  • San Cristobal de Las Casas - I was laying in bed and felt one slight jolt that did not correspond to my body movements.
  • USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Oct 11 17:34 4.7 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Oct 11 17:34 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua Oct 08 05:41 4.8 32 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Jorge, Nicaragua Oct 07 04:28 5.2 186 MAP I Felt It
  • Huacas, Costa Rica - Weak shaking.. Could feel it on the floor and my computer monitors were shaking. Lasted only 3-4 seconds.
  • Huacas, Guanacaste - Weak shaking lasting about 3-4 seconds.. Felt it under my feet and the computer monitors were shaking as well.
  • EMSC Nicaragua Oct 07 04:28 4.9 190 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nicaragua Oct 07 04:28 4.8 192 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Sep 28 21:10 4.4 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Sep 04 12:31 4.2 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Sep 01 09:07 4.6 46 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Sep 01 09:07 4.8 53 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Sep 01 09:07 4.8 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 31 13:48 4.7 52 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 31 13:48 4.5 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Aug 31 13:48 4.7 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nicaragua Aug 30 10:31 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Altagracia, Nicaragua Aug 30 10:31 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Nicaragua Aug 30 10:31 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 14 15:06 4.3 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 14 15:06 4.3 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Corinto, Nicaragua Aug 14 15:06 3.9 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Altagracia, Nicaragua Aug 05 04:11 4.8 189 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nicaragua Aug 05 04:11 4.7 186 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nicaragua Aug 05 04:11 4.6 191 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nicaragua Aug 04 20:00 4.4 113 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nicaragua Aug 04 20:00 4.4 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 01 16:01 4.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 01 16:01 4.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 16 02:09 4.3 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Corinto, Nicaragua Jul 16 02:08 4.3 51 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 16 02:08 4.3 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 08 18:55 4.1 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Corinto, Nicaragua Jul 08 18:55 4.2 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 08 18:55 4.1 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nicaragua Jul 06 13:26 4.3 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Nicaragua Jul 06 13:26 4.1 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Corinto, Nicaragua Jul 06 13:26 4.3 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 05 06:22 4.0 53 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Jul 05 06:22 4.1 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 05 06:22 4.1 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 28 08:15 4.7 54 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 28 08:15 4.6 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Jun 28 08:15 4.8 35 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 27 11:38 4.6 56 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 27 11:38 4.7 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Jun 27 11:38 4.6 49 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 27 03:00 4.3 74 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Jiquilillo, Nicaragua Jun 27 03:00 4.1 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 27 03:00 4.4 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 26 06:08 4.4 57 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Near The Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 26 06:08 4.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 26 06:08 4.3 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jun 25 10:44 4.5 49 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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