Latitude and longitude of 1972 Nicaragua earthquake

Satellite map of 1972 Nicaragua earthquake

The 1972 Nicaragua earthquake occurred at 12:29 a.m. local time (06:29 UTC) on Saturday, December 23 near Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. It had a magnitude of 6.2, with the epicenter 28 kilometers northeast of the city centre, and a depth of about 5 kilometers. Within an hour after the main shock, two aftershocks, one of magnitude 5.0 and the other 5.2, occurred at 01:18 a.m. and 01:20 a.m..

Latitude: 12° 20' 60.00" N
Longitude: -86° 07' 12.00" W

Nearest city to this article: Tipitapa

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GPS coordinates of 1972 Nicaragua earthquake, Nicaragua

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