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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 80 Km Al Sur De Playa El Cuco, El Salvador on Thursday, 1 October 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 80 Km Al Sur De Playa El Cuco, El Salvador on Thursday, 1 October 2020
1 Oct 00:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
1 Oct 00:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 18.0 km (from 13 to 11.2 mi).
Date & time: Thursday, 1 October 2020 00:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-30 18:24:36
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.495°N / 88.349°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Cosigüina (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SW of Chirilagua (pop: 6,400)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Intipucá (pop: 3,500)
85 km (53 mi) S of Jucuarán (pop: 1,600)
111 km (69 mi) S of San Miguel (pop: 161,900)
160 km (99 mi) SE of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
161 km (100 mi) SE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-30 18:24:36 (1 Oct 00:24:36 UTC)M 4.8 / 18 km80 Km Al Sur De Playa El Cuco, El SalvadorINETER
Thu, 1 Oct 00:24 UTCM 4.7 / 17 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC
Thu, 1 Oct 00:24 UTCM 4.5 / 59.2 km70 Km SSW of Intipucá, El SalvadorUSGS

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 80 Km Al Sur De Playa El Cuco, El Salvador on Thursday, 1 October 2020

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