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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR on Saturday, 5 January 2019

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR on Saturday, 5 January 2019
Date & time: Saturday, 5 January 2019 11:19 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.89°N / 88.66°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Taburete (62 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 5 Jan 2019
Sat, 5 Jan 11:19 UTCM 4.5 / 71.2 km- 45km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El SalvadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up from a deep sleep. Was moving horizontally for about five seconds.
San Salvador / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Salvador (109.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Vera string and Vera dores shaking (via app)
San Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santo Tomás (98.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Comalapa, El Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa tecla / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Phoenix Arizona / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(106.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
El Transito San Miguel (62 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sismos Sensible En Todo El Pais que Alarmó a Toda la Poblacion a Tempranas Horas de Esta Madrugada. Sin Mayores Daños a Estructuras. (via app)
Caluco (El Salvador) (145 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The quake “s shaking and sound woke me up. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (109 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Considerable magnitud fuerte y rápido (via EMSC)
Antiguo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) (108 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I think grade 4 (via EMSC)

 

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