Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 88 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador, Nicaragua, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 19:32 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 76 km depth
Depth: 76.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.6988°N / 88.0661°W (North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) W of Jiquilillo (pop: 4,140) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of La Union (La Unión, El Salvador) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of San Rafael Oriente (El Salvador) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Usulutan (El Salvador) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of San Miguel (El Salvador) (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of El Viejo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WNW of Corinto (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) W of Chinandega (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Leon (pop: 144,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WNW of Managua (pop: 973,100) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) WNW of Isla La Calabaza Island --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WNW of Virginia Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||76 km||55 km S of Intipucá, El Salvador (Nicaragua)||USGS|
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