Latest earthquakes near Nicaragua today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nicaragua.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 2, 2024 10:38PM
(Managua)
M 3.3 189 km SW
from Managua
Mar 2, 2024 07:16AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 218 km SSE
from Nueva Guinea
Mar 2, 2024 02:17AM
(Managua)
M 3.4 7 km WNW
from Masaya
Mar 2, 2024 01:19AM
(Managua)
M 2.6 209 km SSE
from Managua
Mar 1, 2024 01:21PM
(Managua)
M 3.4 135 km S
from Managua
Mar 1, 2024 08:53AM
(Managua)
M 2.5 68 km NNW
from Managua
Mar 1, 2024 08:24AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 205 km W
from Managua
Mar 1, 2024 07:34AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 253 km SSE
from Nueva Guinea
Mar 1, 2024 04:16AM
(Managua)
M 2.8 96 km SW
from Chinandega
Mar 1, 2024 04:03AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 246 km S
from Nueva Guinea
Mar 1, 2024 03:15AM
(Managua)
M 3.2 183 km SW
from Managua
Mar 1, 2024 02:31AM
(Managua)
M 2.5 99 km SW
from Chinandega
Feb 29, 2024 03:35PM
(Managua)
M 3.3 117 km WSW
from Managua
Feb 29, 2024 01:18PM
(Managua)
M 3.7 122 km NW
from Puerto Cabezas
Feb 29, 2024 11:25AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 236 km WNW
from Managua
Feb 29, 2024 10:12AM
(Managua)
M 3.2 59 km SW
from Chinandega
Feb 29, 2024 09:02AM
(Managua)
M 2.5 272 km WNW
from Managua
Feb 29, 2024 05:47AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 66 km SE
from Managua
Feb 29, 2024 05:02AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 58 km WSW
from Chinandega
Feb 29, 2024 02:17AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 63 km WSW
from Chinandega
Feb 28, 2024 04:55PM
(Managua)
M 4.3 247 km S
from Nueva Guinea
Feb 28, 2024 03:25PM
(Managua)
M 3.2 232 km WNW
from Managua
Feb 28, 2024 01:13PM
(Managua)
M 3.1 219 km S
from Nueva Guinea
Feb 28, 2024 10:01AM
(Managua)
M 3.5 249 km S
from Nueva Guinea
Feb 28, 2024 08:31AM
(Managua)
M 3.2 244 km S
from Nueva Guinea

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nicaragua

Recent Nicaragua Earthquake News

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Nicaragua Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
260 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Mar 2, 2024 22:38

Average

A total of 2600 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nicaragua in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 260 earthquakes per year, or 21 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Nicaragua roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Nicaragua in 2018. A total of 314 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Nicaragua that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Nicaragua with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nicaragua in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Nicaragua during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Nicaragua (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2456 94.46%
Mag. 5 133 5.12%
Mag. 6 10 0.38%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Nicaragua

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 6, 1915 19:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Nicaragua occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/Managua timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 108 kilometers (67 mi) west of Chinandega, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Nicaragua in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 6, 1915 19:35, 262 kilometers (163 mi) west of Chinandega. It is the strongest earthquake near Nicaragua in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Nicaragua in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Nicaragua.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Nicaragua.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(Managua)
M 7.3 108 km W
from Chinandega
Nov 24, 2016 12:43PM
(Managua)
M 6.9 289 km W
from Managua
Apr 11, 2014 02:29PM
(Managua)
M 6.6 68 km SE
from Managua
Apr 21, 2022 01:42AM
(Managua)
M 6.6 101 km SW
from Managua
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(Managua)
M 6.5 105 km W
from Chinandega
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(Managua)
M 6.5 97 km SW
from Chinandega
Nov 9, 2021 12:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.3 106 km SSW
from Managua
Jan 6, 2022 10:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.1 99 km WSW
from Managua
Apr 10, 2014 05:27PM
(Managua)
M 6.1 33 km NNW
from Managua
Jun 9, 2016 09:25PM
(Managua)
M 6.1 29 km NE
from Chinandega

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Earthquakes by region of Nicaragua

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Nicaragua.

When was the last earthquake in Nicaragua?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Nicaragua on the evening of March 2, 2024 at 22:38 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 189km southwest of Managua at a depth of 1km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nicaragua in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nicaragua?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Nicaragua on the evening of September 6, 1915 at 19:35 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 262km northwest of Chinandega at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nicaragua since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nicaragua?

In the past 10 years, 2600 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nicaragua. This averages to 260 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.