Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 86 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-10-13 17:34:39 -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 86 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on 2020-10-13 17:34:39

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 29 km depth

13 Oct 23:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Oct 2020 23:34:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-13 17:34:39
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.281°N / 89.857°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) S of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SW of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) WSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 29.2°C (85 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.029 km34 Km Al Sur De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
4.048 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC

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