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Latest quakes in or near Nicaragua in the past 48 hours on Friday, December 2, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 2, 2022 13:00 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 6 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | North Pacific Ocean, 99 km S of Leon, Nicaragua -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.9 | North Pacific Ocean, 92 km SW of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua -

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

Past 24 hours6 quakes3 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 7 days64 quakes34 quakes M2+19 quakes M3+2 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 30 days292 quakes160 quakes M2+91 quakes M3+13 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days1,177 quakes605 quakes M2+313 quakes M3+49 quakes M4+4 quakes M5+
Past 365 days4,191 quakes2,046 quakes M2+1,397 quakes M3+204 quakes M4+12 quakes M5+2 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (10 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, December 2, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 2, 2022 6:32 am (GMT -6) (Dec 2, 2022 12:32 GMT)
2.9

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 99 km south of Leon, Nicaragua More
Dec 2, 2022 3:40 am (GMT -6) (Dec 2, 2022 09:40 GMT)
2.9

22 km
North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of Nicaragua, Nicaragua More
Dec 1, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 2, 2022 01:37 GMT)
3.9

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua
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Thursday, December 1, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 1, 2022 1:27 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2022 19:27 GMT)
2.8

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua More
Dec 1, 2022 12:30 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2022 18:30 GMT)
3.1

28 km
North Pacific Ocean, 88 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador
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Dec 1, 2022 12:30 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2022 18:30 GMT)
3.6

151 km
35 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Nov 30, 2022 9:53 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2022 03:53 GMT)
2.7

31 km
North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 30, 2022 2:53 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 30, 2022 20:53 GMT)
1.9

11 km
43 km northwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Nov 30, 2022 2:52 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 30, 2022 20:52 GMT)
2.5

9 km
43 km northwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Nov 30, 2022 1:51 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 30, 2022 19:51 GMT)
2.9

27 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7 x 1010 joules (19.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 16.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: INETER/GEOFON Station INETER, GEOFON Station Boaco/Nicaragua (BOAB/GE network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station INETER/GEOFON Station INETER, GEOFON Station Boaco/Nicaragua: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Nicaragua Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Nicaragua?

The last earthquake in Nicaragua occurred 28 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, on Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 6:32 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Nicaragua in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Nicaragua had 10 quakes up to magnitude 3.9.

What was the strongest quake in Nicaragua in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Nicaragua in the past 48 hours occurred 11 hours ago: Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 7:37 pm (GMT -6).

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