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Final Event Briefing - Earthquake - Nicaragua - February 10 2021

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at 08:47:40 UTC on 10 February 2021, 38.8 km (24.1 mi) SSW off Jucuarán, El Salvador; 39.8 km (24.7 mi) SSE off Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador and 144.5 km (89.8 mi) WNW off Chinandega, Nicaragua. Estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 12.949°N, 88.420°W, and at a depth of 91.6 km (56.9 mi). Nicaragua was the only CCRIF member country that was affected by the earthquake.