Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 115 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-21 08:22:40 -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 115 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador, Nicaragua, on 2020-08-21 08:22:40

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 25 km depth

21 Aug 14:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 5 minutes.
Aug 21 14:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 26.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 25.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Aug 2020 14:22:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-21 08:22:40
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.451°N / 88.199°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) WSW of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSE of Usulutan (El Salvador) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) S of San Miguel (El Salvador) (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) W of Chichigalpa (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) W of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WSW of Esteli (pop: 96,400) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> 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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M 4.025 km75 Km al suroeste de Punta Cosigüina, NicaraguaINETER

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