Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 137 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-06-30 08:45:08 -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 137 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-06-30 08:45:08

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

30 Jun 14:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
Jun 30 14:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 9.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 7.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 8.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Jun 2020 14:45:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-06-30 08:45:08
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.495°N / 89.502°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: San Salvador (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) S of La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SSW of Zacatecoluca (pop: 39,600) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) S of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SSW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSW of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SW of San Miguel (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.48 km12 Km al sur de La Libertad, El SalvadorINETER
4.635 km93 km S of La Libertad, El SalvadorUSGS
4.412 kmOff The Coast Of El SalvadorEMSC

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