Nicaragua – M 5.8 (Lowered to M 5.0) – Moderate and deep earthquake just in front of the Nicaraguan coast

Earthquake Report comment :
As this earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km, the impact on buildings, humans will be limited.
USGS calculated models are mentioning light to moderate shaking at maximum.

Update 1 : Magnitude of this earthquake has been lowered by the agencies to 5.0

Most important Earthquake Data:
Friday, July 30, 2010 at 08:41:28 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 96 km
Geolocation(s) :
75 km (45 miles) SW of MANAGUA, Nicaragua
85 km (55 miles) WSW of Granada, Nicaragua
90 km (55 miles) W of Rivas, Nicaragua

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
USGS Shaking map

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