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Final Event Briefing - Earthquake - Nicaragua - September 30 2022

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred at 17:32:35 (UTC) on 30 September 2022, 128.3 km (79.7 mi) ENE of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua and 108.8 km (67.6 mi) NNE of La Unión, El Salvador. Final estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 12.257°N, 88.331°W, and at a depth of 13 km (8.07 mi).