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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 99 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-09-19 07:32:01

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 99 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-09-19 07:32:01

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 22 km depth

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: Sep 19, 2020 13:32:01 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 (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Antipode: 12.81°S / 90.963°E
Nearest volcano: Taburete (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) SW of Puerto El Triunfo (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Usulutan (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of San Vicente (pop: 41,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of San Marcos (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Antiguo Cuscatlan (Antiguo Cuscatlán) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Ilopango (pop: 38,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) S of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.322 km55 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El SalvadorINETER
4.025 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.
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