Magnitude 6.9 - NEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA

2004 October 09 21:26:53 UTC

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Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location11.424°N, 86.633°W
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA
Distances 85 km (50 miles) SSW of MANAGUA, Nicaragua
90 km (55 miles) W of Rivas, Nicaragua
95 km (60 miles) SW of Granada, Nicaragua
1605 km (1000 miles) ESE of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=344, Nph=344, Dmin=222.4 km, Rmss=1.16 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDuspjcz
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    Felt at Managua and much of Nicaragua. Felt (IV) at San Salvador, El Salvador. Felt as far north as Tegucigalpa, Honduras and as far south as San Jose, Costa Rica.

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