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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 10:27 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 10:27 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 10:27 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 25 km depth

29 Mar 04:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 29, 2023 04:27:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Mar 28, 2023 at 10:27 pm (GMT -6)
Depth25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.124°N / 89.626°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Antipode13.124°S / 90.374°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoIzalco (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities52 km (32 mi) SW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SW of San Marcos (pop: 54,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SW of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) SW of Delgado (pop: 71,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.625 km52 Km Al Suroeste De La Libertad, El SalvadorINETER

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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