Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km west of Acajutla, El Salvador, on 2021-05-08 18:47:07 -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km west of Acajutla, El Salvador, on 2021-05-08 18:47:07

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 28 km depth

9 May 00:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 9 May 2021 00:47:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-08 18:47:07
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.439°N / 90.424°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Moyuta (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) SW of San Francisco Menéndez (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of San Jose (Municipio de San José, Guatemala) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) S of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from S
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.128 km46 Km Al Sur De Las Brisas, GuatemalaINETER
3.932 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC

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