Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km S of San Salvador, El Salvador, miércoles, 10 feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km S of San Salvador, El Salvador, miércoles, 10 feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 29 km depth

10 Feb 08:49 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 7 minutos.
10 Feb 09:35: Profundidad recalculada de 24.0 a 29.0 km (de 14.9 a 18 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4 km (2.5 mi) al NNE.
Fecha & hora: 10 Feb 2021 08:42:06 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: miércoles, 10 feb 2021 02:42 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 29.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12.89°N / 89.04°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, El Salvador)
Volcán mas cercano: San Vicente (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km al S de El Rosario (pop: 5,620) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al SO de Usulutan (pop: 51,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al S de San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
91 km al SSE de Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al S de Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al S de Cojutepeque (pop: 48,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
94 km al S de Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
117 km al SSO de Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
239 km al SO de Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
251 km al SE de Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23°C (73 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts)
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.829 km47 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El SalvadorINETER
4.465 km56 Km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El SalvadorUSGS
4.765 kmOff Coast of Central America, El SalvadorGFZ
4.476 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOREMSC

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Ciudad credisa (86.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fue muy largo, primero un leve movimiento de tierra que fue tornándose brusco y luego de la sacudida nuevamente leve en forma horizontal.
San Salvador (88.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Very short but very energetic tremmor, enough to wake me up but no evident material damage to anything on the house. Some minuscule sister tremmors about 15 min afterward.
San Juan Opico / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estaba despierto y empezó a temblar despacio Y después recio bastante y se movía para un lado la cama y todo lo demás fue un ratito pero Fue bastante fuerte aquí en San Juan Opico
San Salvador, El Salvador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and freaked out because it was a short but strong shake, at the beginning I thought it was my husband, but he was awaken and as scared as me.
Santa Ana, El Salvador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : It has been a slight earthquake compared to other senses in the area, as it is common to feel earthquakes here.
San salvador / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt one stronger that woken me up!! And 5 minutes later another one started that woken up all people in my house.
Tenancingo, cuscatlan (95.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Santa tecla (91.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
90 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
97.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
90.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
136.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
89 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
92.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Lourdes (103.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
San Salvador (94.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
La paz (63.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Jacinto (90.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
89.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
94.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
94.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
91.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
90.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
81.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
93.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short (reported through our app)
Zaragoza, La Libertad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : El temblor fue ligero y me desperto
San Salvador al sur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 15-20 s : Se sintio muy fuerte, nos desperto.
Santo Domingo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Salvador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Ilopango / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ciudad Arce / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Salvador / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Desagradable
Zaragoza / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antiguo Cuscatlan, La Libertad, El Salvador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ilopango, San Salvador / not felt
Col atlacat San Salvador, el salvador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
San Salvador, mejicanos. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
ZACATECOLUCA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Santa Ana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Antiguo Cuscatlán / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Apopa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santo Tomas, San Salvador, El Salvador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Scaredy
Santa Tecla / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Santa tecla / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Ilopango / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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