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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Offshore El Salvador on Thursday, 16 May 2019

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Offshore El Salvador on Thursday, 16 May 2019
May 16 04:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 May 2019 01:14 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.12°N / 89.52°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: San Salvador (83 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^11 J (49.4 MWh / 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 May 2019
Thu, 16 May 01:14 UTCM 4.3 / 58.5 km45km SSW of La Libertad, El SalvadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
LaUnion / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Some side to side 2 to 3 dips like a rolling effect, secondary after shock followed about 2 minutes later with minor shaking. No damage
Santa Elena, antiguo cuscatlan; El Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking): Inside Dollar City, Santa Elena. Hanging televisions shaking, ground shaking, items shaking that we’re not secure.
(65.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Salvador (71.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Salvador / MMI III (Weak shaking): We felt like there were two quakes. There were two main shakes.
(70.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(69.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Chinandega (Nicaragua) (264 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve y corto. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Duro algo de tiempo como si fueron dos y no uno suave luego fuertecito (via EMSC)
Nueva San Salvador (El Salvador) (68 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió algo fuerte y mecido en santa tecla (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Duro unos 5 segundos y se percibió bastante bien. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 4.9 (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Trepidante muy fuerte (via EMSC)

 

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