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List of latest earthquakes near Chinandega.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 12, 2024 05:43PM
(Managua)
M 3.0 133 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 12, 2024 02:22PM
(Managua)
M 3.0 151 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 12, 2024 04:49AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 30 km NNE
from Chinandega
Apr 12, 2024 03:15AM
(Managua)
M 2.5 74 km WNW
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 06:01PM
(Managua)
M 3.4 198 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 04:27PM
(Managua)
M 4.9 162 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 02:31PM
(Managua)
M 4.3 186 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 02:29PM
(Managua)
M 3.6 173 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 02:21PM
(Managua)
M 4.0 188 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 11, 2024 11:47AM
(Managua)
M 3.5 134 km SW
from Chinandega
Apr 10, 2024 10:51PM
(Managua)
M 3.0 137 km SSE
from Chinandega
Apr 10, 2024 09:21PM
(Managua)
M 3.3 95 km WSW
from Chinandega
Apr 10, 2024 05:36AM
(Managua)
M 2.7 153 km WNW
from Chinandega
Apr 10, 2024 03:16AM
(Managua)
M 2.6 57 km WSW
from Chinandega
Apr 10, 2024 01:26AM
(Managua)
M 3.4 184 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 9, 2024 05:23PM
(Managua)
M 2.5 217 km SE
from Chinandega
Apr 9, 2024 12:08PM
(Managua)
M 3.1 154 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 9, 2024 02:22AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 211 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 9, 2024 12:20AM
(Managua)
M 3.2 271 km WSW
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 11:22PM
(Managua)
M 2.7 162 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 08:56PM
(Managua)
M 3.3 156 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 06:21PM
(Managua)
M 3.0 90 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 07:46AM
(Managua)
M 4.0 84 km W
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 03:52AM
(Managua)
M 4.3 154 km S
from Chinandega
Apr 8, 2024 03:48AM
(Managua)
M 3.7 185 km S
from Chinandega

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Chinandega

Recent Chinandega Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Chinandega. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Chinandega and elsewhere.

Chinandega Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
207 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Apr 12, 2024 17:43

Average

A total of 2070 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Chinandega in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 207 earthquakes per year, or 17 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Chinandega roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Chinandega in 2019. A total of 254 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Chinandega that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Chinandega in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Chinandega 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 Chinandega (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1945 93.96%
Mag. 5 116 5.6%
Mag. 6 8 0.39%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Chinandega

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 1, 1992 19:16.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Chinandega 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 Chinandega in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1992 19:16, 101 kilometers (63 mi) west of Chinandega. It is the strongest earthquake near Chinandega 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 Chinandega 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 Chinandega.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Chinandega.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(Managua)
M 7.3 108 km W
from Chinandega
Nov 24, 2016 12:43PM
(Managua)
M 6.9 208 km WSW
from Chinandega
Apr 21, 2022 01:42AM
(Managua)
M 6.6 121 km S
from Chinandega
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(Managua)
M 6.6 244 km WNW
from Chinandega
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(Managua)
M 6.5 97 km SW
from Chinandega
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(Managua)
M 6.5 105 km W
from Chinandega
Nov 9, 2021 12:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.3 170 km SSE
from Chinandega
Jun 9, 2016 09:25PM
(Managua)
M 6.1 29 km NE
from Chinandega
Jan 6, 2022 10:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.1 77 km S
from Chinandega
Jul 30, 2019 11:54PM
(Managua)
M 5.9 252 km WNW
from Chinandega

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Chinandega

Nearest earthquakes from Chinandega

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Chinandega. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Chinandega.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 31, 2016 05:42AM
(Managua)
M 4.1 6 km ESE
from Chinandega
Dec 27, 2018 02:22AM
(Managua)
M 4.4 6 km SSW
from Chinandega
May 16, 2022 09:56PM
(Managua)
M 4.3 9 km ESE
from Chinandega
Jan 26, 2020 01:24AM
(Managua)
M 4.7 11 km NE
from Chinandega
May 14, 2019 10:14AM
(Managua)
M 4.5 18 km SE
from Chinandega
Feb 24, 2024 03:57PM
(Managua)
M 5.3 17 km SW
from Chinandega
Mar 25, 2016 03:43PM
(Managua)
M 4.4 16 km ENE
from Chinandega
Dec 6, 2018 03:43AM
(Managua)
M 5.1 17 km ESE
from Chinandega
Jul 27, 2021 10:38PM
(Managua)
M 4.1 18 km NE
from Chinandega
Apr 23, 2020 01:48PM
(Managua)
M 4.6 18 km ESE
from Chinandega

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Chinandega

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Chinandega?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Chinandega on the afternoon of April 12, 2024 at 17:43 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 133km west of Chinandega at a depth of 30km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Chinandega in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chinandega?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Chinandega on the evening of September 1, 1992 at 19:16 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 101km south-southwest of Chinandega at a depth of 45km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Chinandega since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chinandega?

In the past 10 years, 2070 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chinandega. This averages to 207 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.