Sismo muy débil mag. 2.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km SE of La Union, El Salvador, lunes, 19 oct. 2020 -

Sismo muy débil mag. 2.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km SE of La Union, El Salvador, lunes, 19 oct. 2020

Sismo muy débil magnitud 2.8 at 205 km depth

19 Oct 17:28 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 29 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 19 Oct 2020 16:59:36 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-19 10:59:36
Magnitud: 2.8
Profundidad: 205.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.144°N / 87.633°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, El Salvador)
Volcán mas cercano: Isla El Tigre (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km al SE de La Union (La Unión) (pop: 26,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al ESE de San Miguel (pop: 161,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al SE de San Francisco (pop: 16,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al ESE de San Rafael Oriente (pop: 19,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
91 km al ESE de Usulutan (pop: 51,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
114 km al SSO de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al OSO de Palacagüina (Nicaragua) (pop: 3,680) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
175 km al ESE de Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
179 km al ESE de San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
188 km al NO de Managua (Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 32°C (90 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SSE
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 2.8205 km17 Km Al Sur De Amapala, Honduras, El SalvadorINETER

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