Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - El Salvador on Sunday, 9 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - El Salvador on Sunday, 9 February 2020
Feb 9 08:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 50.1 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 9 February 2020 08:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 50.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.127°N / 89.276°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Ilopango (65 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 9 Feb 2020
Sun, 9 Feb 08:29 UTCM 4.7 / 87 kmEl SalvadorGFZ
Sun, 9 Feb 08:29 UTCM 5.0 / 80 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC
Sun, 9 Feb 08:29 UTCM 5.0 / 68.5 km36km SSW of El Rosario, El SalvadorUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
La Libertad (63.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Santa tecla, Merliot / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up, I’m a deep sleeper so it was moderate it started slow progressed into a stronger jolt and slowed down gradually.
Montebello mejicanos / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(60.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Tuscania (55.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(59.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Sittensen / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Fühlte sich wie eine Vibration im Körper an
(62.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Nueva San Salvador (El Salvador) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue igual al anterior como si fuera una honda de movimiento que creo viene desde el mismo lugar. Puede ser playa mizata o usulutan (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (58 km NW from epicenter)(no details): DATOS PRELIMINARES: Sismo mag. 5.3, frente a la costa de La Paz. [2020-02-09, 02:29] (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.