Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km a sud da Acajutla, El Salvador, mercoledí, 04 novembre 2020 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km a sud da Acajutla, El Salvador, mercoledí, 04 novembre 2020

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.5 at 27 km depth

4 Nov 13:21 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 8 minuti.
4 Nov 14:42: Profondità ricalcolata da 20.0 a 27.0 km (da 12.4 a 16.8 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 4.3 km (2.7 mi) al E.
4 Nov 14:56: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.4 a 4.5. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 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:

Data & ora: 4 Nov 2020 13:13:38 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, 4 Nov 2020 07:13 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.5
Profondità: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 13.259°N / 89.913°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Vulcano più vicino: Izalco (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km SSO da Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km SSO da Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
57 km SSO da Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
60 km SSO da Izalco (pop: 19,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km OSO da La Libertad (pop: 16,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km SO da Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
90 km SSO da Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
92 km OSO da San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
98 km OSO da Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
154 km OSO da Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NW
Fonte dati primaria: INETER
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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.
Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.527 km38 Km Al Sur De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER
4.332 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOREMSC

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