Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-08-19 09:08:31 -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
19 Aug 15:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-19 09:08:31
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.125°N / 89.152°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Ilopango (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SSW of El Rosario (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SSE of La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of San Marcos (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Ilopango (pop: 38,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Delgado (pop: 71,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) S of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Cuscatancingo (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||36 km||38 Km al suroeste de Delta del Rio Lempa, El Salvador||INETER|
|3.8||55 km||Offshore El Salvador||EMSC|
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