Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, Wednesday, 04 Nov. 2020 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, Wednesday, 04 Nov. 2020

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.5 at 27 km depth

4 Nov 13:21 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 8 minutos.
4 Nov 14:42: Profundidad recalculada de 20.0 a 27.0 km (de 12.4 a 16.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.3 km (2.7 mi) al E.
4 Nov 14:56: Magnitud recalculada de 4.4 a 4.5. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al N.
Update Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 13:24
Light tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 96 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador
4.4 quake 41 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, 4 Nov 7.13 am (GMT -6)
4.4 quake 41 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, 4 Nov 7.13 am (GMT -6)
The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in El Salvador near the town of Acajutla only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 7.13 am local time at a shallow depth of 20 km. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Acajutla (pop. 22,800) located 41 km from the epicenter, San Antonio del Monte (pop. 9,100) 57 km away, Sonsonate (pop. 59,500) 58 km away, Sonzacate (pop. 15,400) 60 km away, Izalco (pop. 19,200) 63 km away, Santa Ana (pop. 176,700) 93 km away, San Salvador (pop. 526,000) 96 km away, and Mejicanos (pop. 160,300) 97 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 4 Nov 2020 13:13:38 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 4 Nov 2020 07:13 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.5
Profundidad: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.259°N / 89.913°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, El Salvador)
Volcán mas cercano: Izalco (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km al SSO de Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al SSO de Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al SSO de Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
60 km al SSO de Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al OSO de La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
83 km al SO de Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al SSO de Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al OSO de San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al OSO de Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
154 km al OSO de Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.527 km38 Km Al Sur De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
4.332 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOREMSC

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