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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km south of Acajutla, El Salvador, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 1:48 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km south of Acajutla, El Salvador, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 1:48 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km south of Acajutla, El Salvador, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 1:48 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 21 km depth

30 Mar 08:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 30, 2023 07:48:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 1:48 am (GMT -6)
Depth21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.146°N / 89.837°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Antipode13.146°S / 90.163°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoIzalco (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities50 km (31 mi) S of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) S of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SW of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Delgado (pop: 71,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.521 km49 Km Al Sur De Acajutla, El SalvadorINETER

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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