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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 104 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El Salvador on Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 104 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El Salvador on Wednesday, 23 September 2020
23 Sep 20:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
23 Sep 20:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 27.0 km (from 6.2 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3.1 mi) towards SSW.
23 Sep 21:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 16.0 km (from 16.8 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.1 km (2.6 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Wednesday, 23 September 2020 20:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-23 14:42:48
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.804°N / 90.352°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Apaneca Range (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
121 km (75 mi) SW of San Antonio del Monte (pop: 9,100)
122 km (76 mi) SW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
160 km (99 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
165 km (103 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
193 km (120 mi) S of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 29.6°C (85 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-23 14:42:48 (23 Sep 20:42:48 UTC)M 4.5 / 16 km104 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
Wed, 23 Sep 20:42 UTCM 4.6 / 11 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC
Wed, 23 Sep 20:42 UTCM 4.4 / 59 km44 Km SSW of Sonsonate, El SalvadorGFZ

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 104 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El Salvador on Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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