Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR on Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 03:57 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 55 km depth
16 Sep 04:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.25°N / 89.71°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
50 km (31 mi) WSW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900)
52 km (32 mi) S of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
66 km (41 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700)
75 km (46 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
84 km (52 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
177 km (110 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||55 km||OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR||EMSC|
|M 4.3||55 km||- 39km SSE of Acajutla, El Salvador||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
GUATEMALA CITY / Weak shaking (MMI III)