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Latest quakes in or near El Salvador in the past 24 hours on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 04:32 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 2 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, El Salvador had 3 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.0 | North Pacific Ocean, 44 km SW of Acajutla, El Salvador -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.7 | North Pacific Ocean, 42 km SW of Acajutla, El Salvador -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near El Salvador (updated )

Past 24 hours9 quakes | 4 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+
Past 7 days73 quakes | 43 quakes M2+ | 13 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 30 days469 quakes | 238 quakes M2+ | 76 quakes M3+ | 16 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 90 days918 quakes | 501 quakes M2+ | 181 quakes M3+ | 38 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days2,412 quakes | 1,245 quakes M2+ | 729 quakes M3+ | 123 quakes M4+ | 8 quakes M5+

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Depth
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Wednesday, September 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 27, 2022 7:43 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 28, 2022 01:43 GMT)
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n/a
93 km northwest of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022 GMT (9 quakes)
Sep 27, 2022 4:21 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 22:21 GMT)
3.0

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador
I FELT IT
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Sep 27, 2022 1:43 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 19:43 GMT)
3.0

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southeast of San Jose, Guatemala
I FELT IT
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Sep 27, 2022 1:08 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 19:08 GMT)
3.7

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador
I FELT IT
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Sep 27, 2022 9:56 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 15:56 GMT)
2.2

1 km
4.1 km northeast of Santa Ana, El Salvador More
Sep 27, 2022 9:56 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 15:56 GMT)
2.5

28 km
North Pacific Ocean, 22 km southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador More
Sep 27, 2022 8:32 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 14:32 GMT)
1.8

11 km
30 km north of Leon, Nicaragua More
Sep 27, 2022 6:43 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 12:43 GMT)
2.8

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 63 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Sep 27, 2022 6:43 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 12:43 GMT)
1.7

188 km
24 km north of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Sep 27, 2022 3:46 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 09:46 GMT)
2.6

5 km
42 km northwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.8 x 1010 joules (7.89 megawatt hours, equivalent to 6.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Montecristo, El Salvador (SNET/SV network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Montecristo, El Salvador: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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El Salvador Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in El Salvador?

The last earthquake in El Salvador occurred 6 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 4:21 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in El Salvador today?

In the past 24 hours, El Salvador had 10 quakes up to magnitude 3.7.

What was the strongest quake in El Salvador today?

The strongest earthquake in El Salvador today occurred 9 hours ago: Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 1:08 pm (GMT -6).

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