Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Off The Coast Of El Salvador on Sunday, 29 September 2019 at 21:18 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
29 Sep 21:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.77°N / 90.32°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Apaneca Range (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SW of Apopa (pop: 112,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) SW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) --> 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
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|5.0||15 km||Off The Coast Of El Salvador||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Sep 2019 23:08 UTC| M 4.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|9 km (5 mi) distance| EMSC | Details