Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 74 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-09-08 23:17:02 -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 74 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-09-08 23:17:02

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 32 km depth

9 Sep 05:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.
9 Sep 06:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 31.0 km (from 18.6 to 19.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards NNE.
9 Sep 13:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 32.0 km (from 19.3 to 19.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2020 05:17:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-08 23:17:02
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.156°N / 89.597°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Antiguo Cuscatlan (Antiguo Cuscatlán) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.332 km47 Km al suroeste de La Libertad, El SalvadorINETER
4.240 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC

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