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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Off Coast of Central America (El Salvador) on Friday, 14 February 2020

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Off Coast of Central America (El Salvador) on Friday, 14 February 2020
Date & time: Friday, 14 February 2020 20:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.96°N / 88.35°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Usulután (53 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 14 Feb 2020
Fri, 14 Feb 20:16 UTCM 5.0 / 80 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC
Fri, 14 Feb 20:16 UTCM 5.0 / 74.5 km43km SSE of Puerto El Triunfo, El SalvadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Marcos san Salvador / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Vicente / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Salvador Palacio Nacional / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lite shaking, perhaps 3-5 seconds. Floor was shaking, Doors where moving and lamps like dancing.
(126.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Rafael Cedros (103.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Me hizo vibrar el entorno Bastante sensible (via app)
(128.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Salvador / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(123.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(121.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(122.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (133 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue algo fuerte aquí en San Salvador. (via EMSC)
Nueva San Salvador (El Salvador) (135 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bien movido y balanceado. Duro cerca de 10 segundos (via EMSC)
Antiguo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) (135 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Noise and trembling felt. Objects oscillated. Started strong and continued for a long period. (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Horrible (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (132 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Casi imperceptible (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (130 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Según el ministerio de medio ambiente de El Salvador fue de 5.5 (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (130 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Largo pero no se sintió ofuerte (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (129 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Un sismo fuerte sin mayores daños (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (129 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Como si fueran 2 sismos juntos, pensé que iba a aumentar y durar más, pero lo bueno es que no. (via EMSC)

 

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