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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El Salvador on Saturday, 19 September 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 55 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El Salvador on Saturday, 19 September 2020
19 Sep 13:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
19 Sep 13:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3. Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards SE.
19 Sep 13:49: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 21.0 km (from 12.4 to 13 mi).
19 Sep 13:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 22.0 km (from 13 to 13.7 mi).
Date & time: Saturday, 19 September 2020 13:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-19 07:32:01
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.81°N / 89.037°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Taburete (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) SW of Puerto El Triunfo (pop: 19,100)
75 km (46 mi) SW of Jiquilisco (pop: 9,100)
77 km (48 mi) S of El Rosario (pop: 5,600)
99 km (62 mi) S of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
101 km (63 mi) S of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
143 km (89 mi) SE of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 km/h (1 kts) from E
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-19 07:32:01 (19 Sep 13:32:01 UTC)M 4.3 / 22 km55 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El SalvadorINETER
Sat, 19 Sep 13:32 UTCM 4.0 / 25 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Home Cerritos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Home Cerritos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El Salvador on Saturday, 19 September 2020

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