Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km SW of Sonsonate, El Salvador, Tuesday, 20 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km SW of Sonsonate, El Salvador, Tuesday, 20 Apr. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.7 at 39 km depth

20 Apr 15:56 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 4 minutos.
20 Apr 16:00: Profundidad recalculada de 57.0 a 28.0 km (de 35 a 17.4 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.5 km (2.8 mi) al SSW.
20 Apr 17:00: Profundidad recalculada de 28.0 a 39.0 km (de 17.4 a 24 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3 km (1.9 mi) al ESE.
Fecha & hora: 20 Apr 2021 15:52:32 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2021-04-20 09:52:32
Magnitud: 4.7
Profundidad: 39.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.43°N / 90.068°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, El Salvador)
Volcán mas cercano: Apaneca Range (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km al SO de Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al SO de Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al SO de Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al SO de Chalchuapa (pop: 32,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
83 km al SO de Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al OSO de Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
100 km al OSO de San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
105 km al OSO de Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
143 km al SSE de Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al OSO de Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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4.739 km31 Km Al Suroeste De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
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San Salvador (95.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : The floor was shaking meanwhile i sat  
Earth (1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I barely felt it, it lasted for like 2 seconds max. But got told that furniture started shaking for like 2 seconds.  
Santa Ana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s : Felt like I was in a hammock  
Nuevo Cuscatlan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
146.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
EL SALVADOR (133 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
San Salvador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
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