95.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador, on Monday, 25 February 2019 at 22:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 38 km depth
25 Feb 22:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.88°N / 88.91°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Taburete (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SW of Puerto El Triunfo (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of San Vincente (pop: 41,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Cojutepeque (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSE of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSE of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) SW of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|5.0||38 km||OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR||EMSC|
|4.5||60 km||36km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 14 Apr 2019 09:14 UTC| M 3.8 |52 km (32.3 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 10 Apr 2019 19:33 UTC| M 3.5 |37 km (23 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 10 Apr 2019 18:16 UTC| M 4.5 |52 km (32.3 mi) depth|6 km (3 mi) distance| EMSC | Details