Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 158 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Thursday, 29 Oct 6.20 pm (GMT -6) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 158 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Thursday, 29 Oct 6.20 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 27 km depth

30 Oct 00:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
30 Oct 00:35: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 27.0 km (from 12.4 to 16.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.8 km (2.4 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 12:20:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 29 Oct 6.20 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.98°N / 90.449°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Apaneca Range (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) SW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
123 km (77 mi) SSW of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100)
148 km (92 mi) SW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700)
158 km (98 mi) WSW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
185 km (115 mi) S of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
371 km (231 mi) WSW of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 3.627 km95 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ahuachapán, Ahuachapán / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 158 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Thursday, 29 Oct 6.20 pm (GMT -6)
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