Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 99 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-05-19 04:49:52 -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 99 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-05-19 04:49:52

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

19 May 10:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2020 10:49:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-19 04:49:52
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.172°N / 89.928°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.220 km48 Km al sur de Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
4.016 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC

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Santos, Brasil. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Water moving in my cup and panels in my window moving discretely.  
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