M 5.6 in Nicaragua on 22 Sep 2021 12:57 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1286738
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 33.49 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.0711 , -87.6777
Event Date: 22 Sep 2021 12:57 UTC
22 Sep 2021 06:57 Local
Exposed Population: About 15000 people in MMI>=IV
490 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 22 Sep 2021 13:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.3 (Nicaragua)


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fdfd Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.02  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 46 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

SECOUSSES Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 secoue le Nicaragua Cet événement ... 2021-09-23T16:23+0200.

Un séisme à faible profondeur d’une magnitude de 6,5 s’est produit tôt mercredi au large de la côte occidentale du Nicaragua , a annoncé l’Institut d’études géologiques des Etats-Unis (USGS). Cet événement n’a pas fait de victime ou de dégâ
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near coast of Nicaragua- EMSC2021-09-23T11:18+0200.

– A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near the coast of Nicaragua on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre ( EMSC ) said. The quake was at a depth of 40 kilometers (24.85 miles). The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there
Magnitude-6.5 Earthquake Recorded Off Coast of Nicaragua2021-09-23T10:49+0200.

MANAGUA, Nicaragua —The U.S. Geological Survey says there has been an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua. The quake, which was at a moderate depth of 30 kilometers (20 miles) occur
Séisme de magnitude 6,5 au large du Nicaragua2021-09-23T00:15+0200.

Un séisme à faible profondeur d’une magnitude de 6,5 s’est produit tôt mercredi au large de la côte occidentale du Nicaragua, a annoncé l’Institut d’études géologiques des États-Unis (USGS). Le tremblement de terre n’a pas fait de victimes

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),