Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - Departamento de La Libertad, 14 km SW of San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, 28 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - Departamento de La Libertad, 14 km SW of San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, 28 Apr. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.4 at 27 km depth

28 Apr 07:47 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 2 minutos.
28 Apr 07:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: INETER
28 Apr 08:28: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 24.0 a 27.0 km (de 14.9 a 16.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2 km (1.2 mi) al NNE.
Fecha & hora: 28 Apr 2021 07:45:29 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2021-04-28 01:43:25
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.59817°N / 89.27398°W (Departamento de La Libertad, El Salvador)
Volcán mas cercano: Ilopango (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al ENE de Zaragoza (La Libertad) (pop: 11,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
8 km al SSO de Antiguo Cuscatlan (Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad) (pop: 33,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
9 km al S de Santa Tecla (La Libertad) (pop: 124,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al SO de San Marcos (San Salvador) (pop: 54,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
14 km al SO de San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al SSO de Mexicanos (San Salvador) (pop: 160,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al SO de Delgado (San Salvador) (pop: 71,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SO de Soyapango (San Salvador) (pop: 329,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
25 km al SSO de Apopa (San Salvador) (pop: 112,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
177 km al SE de Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.427 km44 Km Al Sur De La Libertad, El SalvadorINETER
unknownn/a46 Km Al Sur De La Libertad, El SalvadorVolcanoDiscovery
4.053 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOREMSC
4.053 km37 Km SSE of La Libertad, El SalvadorUSGS

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Santa tecla (58.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Antiguo Cuscatlán / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Like a big bump  
178.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
El boquerón santa tecla (15.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
San Salvador / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
9.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Torre 91, San Salvador (12.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
santa tecla / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Escalón San Salvador / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Despierta  
Santa tecla (58.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Santa tecla (10.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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