Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - El Salvador on Wednesday, 28 February 2001 at 18:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 65 km depth
Depth: 65.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.283°N / 88.827°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: San Vicente (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) S of Zacatecoluca (pop: 39,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Puerto El Triunfo (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of San Vicente (pop: 41,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Usulutan (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Cojutepeque (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SE of San Marcos (pop: 54,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||65 km||El Salvador||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake El Salvador 28 February 2001 18:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 08 May 2001 18:02 UTC| M 5.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|36 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 29 Mar 2001 06:54 UTC| M 5.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|25 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 16 Mar 2001 00:01 UTC| M 5.9 |48.9 km (30.4 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details