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List of latest earthquakes near Masaya.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 08:39AM
(Managua)
M 3.3 247 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 20, 2024 04:51AM
(Managua)
M 3.5 143 km SW
from Masaya
Jul 20, 2024 04:50AM
(Managua)
M 3.6 164 km SW
from Masaya
Jul 20, 2024 04:27AM
(Managua)
M 2.6 235 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 20, 2024 12:57AM
(Managua)
M 2.7 118 km SSW
from Masaya
Jul 19, 2024 10:02PM
(Managua)
M 3.5 182 km S
from Masaya
Jul 19, 2024 06:24PM
(Managua)
M 3.1 103 km S
from Masaya
Jul 19, 2024 09:47AM
(Managua)
M 3.2 294 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 19, 2024 12:01AM
(Managua)
M 2.8 111 km NW
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2024 11:12PM
(Managua)
M 2.6 83 km W
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2024 10:26PM
(Managua)
M 3.2 177 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2024 06:30PM
(Managua)
M 2.5 95 km SW
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2024 02:54AM
(Managua)
M 3.4 211 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2024 12:29AM
(Managua)
M 2.5 214 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 08:11PM
(Managua)
M 2.7 63 km SSW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 11:02AM
(Managua)
M 2.8 237 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 09:21AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 110 km WSW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 09:08AM
(Managua)
M 2.6 140 km W
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 08:42AM
(Managua)
M 3.0 77 km SW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 06:14AM
(Managua)
M 2.7 249 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 04:19AM
(Managua)
M 2.9 173 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 17, 2024 01:25AM
(Managua)
M 2.6 254 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 16, 2024 11:49PM
(Managua)
M 2.9 235 km WNW
from Masaya
Jul 16, 2024 09:23PM
(Managua)
M 3.1 120 km SSW
from Masaya
Jul 16, 2024 10:54AM
(Managua)
M 2.7 155 km WSW
from Masaya

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Masaya Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
171 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Jul 20, 2024 08:39

Average

A total of 1717 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Masaya in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 171 earthquakes per year, or 14 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Masaya roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Masaya in 2022. A total of 218 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Masaya that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Masaya in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Masaya 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 Masaya (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1614 94.0%
Mag. 5 96 5.59%
Mag. 6 6 0.35%
Mag. 7 1 0.06%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Masaya

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 Masaya occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/Managua timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 229 kilometers (142 mi) west-northwest of Masaya, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Masaya in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1992 19:16, 138 kilometers (86 mi) west-northwest of Masaya. It is the strongest earthquake near Masaya 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 Masaya 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 Masaya.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Masaya.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(Managua)
M 7.3 229 km WNW
from Masaya
Apr 21, 2022 01:42AM
(Managua)
M 6.6 105 km WSW
from Masaya
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(Managua)
M 6.5 193 km W
from Masaya
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(Managua)
M 6.5 234 km WNW
from Masaya
Nov 9, 2021 12:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.3 96 km SSW
from Masaya
Jun 9, 2016 09:25PM
(Managua)
M 6.1 134 km NW
from Masaya
Jan 6, 2022 10:25AM
(Managua)
M 6.1 114 km W
from Masaya
Nov 8, 2021 08:53PM
(Managua)
M 5.9 112 km SW
from Masaya
May 16, 2019 10:22AM
(Managua)
M 5.9 201 km WNW
from Masaya
Jan 16, 2018 09:03AM
(Managua)
M 5.8 120 km SSW
from Masaya

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Nearest earthquakes from Masaya

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Masaya.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 3, 2022 01:09PM
(Managua)
M 4.2 11 km W
from Masaya
May 3, 2022 10:52PM
(Managua)
M 4.4 18 km WSW
from Masaya
Mar 12, 2018 12:44AM
(Managua)
M 4.6 18 km SW
from Masaya
Aug 28, 2017 03:40PM
(Managua)
M 4.2 21 km W
from Masaya
May 5, 2018 11:19PM
(Managua)
M 4.8 23 km SSW
from Masaya
May 11, 2024 06:10PM
(Managua)
M 4.7 24 km WSW
from Masaya
Sep 27, 2016 02:39PM
(Managua)
M 4.9 29 km SSE
from Masaya
Apr 4, 2022 07:28PM
(Managua)
M 4.1 29 km SW
from Masaya
Jul 12, 2020 04:38PM
(Managua)
M 5.4 29 km W
from Masaya
Jan 8, 2017 12:25PM
(Managua)
M 4.6 31 km SSW
from Masaya

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Masaya

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Masaya?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Masaya on the morning of July 20, 2024 at 08:39 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 247km west-northwest of Masaya at a depth of 18km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Masaya in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Masaya?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Masaya on the evening of September 1, 1992 at 19:16 local time (America/Managua). The center of this earthquake was located 138km west of Masaya at a depth of 45km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Masaya since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Masaya?

In the past 10 years, 1717 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Masaya. This averages to 172 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.