Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 139 km southeast of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Friday, 22 May 2020 4:38 pm (GMT +0) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 139 km southeast of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Friday, 22 May 2020 4:38 pm (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 50 km depth

22 May 16:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
May 22 16:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.0 to 51.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 51.0 to 50.0 km.
Date & time: 22 May 2020 16:38:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 22 May 2020 4:38 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.583°N / 88.583°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Buena Vista (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) S of Puerto El Triunfo (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Usulutan (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) SSW of San Rafael Oriente (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSE of Zacatecoluca (pop: 39,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of San Miguel (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SSE of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SSE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) S of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.350 km79 Km al sur de Delta del Rio Lempa, El Salvado (El Salvador)INETER
4.181 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC

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