Mw 6.1 Near Coast of Nicaragua
updated 6 January 2022

On 6 January 2022 a strong earthquake occurred neaar the coast of Nicaragua at a depth of 30 km. The seismic event occurred at 16:25:08 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.2.

The earthquake occurred due to some critical lunar geometry, most notably Earth-Moon-Jupiter earlier on the day.

Mars-Mercury-Uranus       2021-12-31,  1:29:34   43°58'12"
Sun-Mercury-Neptune       2021-12-31, 16:39:35  352°08'20"
Mars-Jupiter-Neptune      2022-01-02,  6:15:58  354°44'06"
					
Earth-Moon-Saturn         2022-01-04, 18:17:19  312°01'04"
Earth-Moon-Jupiter        2022-01-06,  2:31:48  331°15'58"
					
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

atmospheric electricity
atmospheric electricity before and during the earthquake