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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of Sonsonate, El Salvador, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:28 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of Sonsonate, El Salvador, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:28 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of Sonsonate, El Salvador, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:28 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 45 km depth

23 Jun 14:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
23 Jun 14:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 25.0 km (from 16.2 to 15.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards SSW.
23 Jun 19:16: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 23, 2022 14:28:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:28 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth44.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.3428°N / 89.8948°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Antipode13.343°S / 90.105°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoIzalco (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities29 km (18 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Sonzacate (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Izalco (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) WSW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.345 km34 Km Al Sur De Acajutla, El SalvadorUSGS
4.345 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOREMSC
4.345 kmEl SalvadorRaspberryShake
4.425 km28 Km SSW of Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER

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