Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 2.6 km southeast of Ahuachapan, Ahuachapán, El Salvador, on 2020-10-09 20:05:38 -

Mag. 2.5 earthquake  - 2.6 km southeast of Ahuachapan, Ahuachapán, El Salvador, on 2020-10-09 20:05:38

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 7 km depth

10 Oct 02:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
10 Oct 03:14: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 7.0 km (from 3.7 to 4.3 mi).
Date & time: 10 Oct 2020 02:05:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-09 20:05:38
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.902°N / 89.831°W (Departamento de Ahuachapan, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Apaneca Range (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Zapotitlan (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Moyuta (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 8,150) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Atescatempa (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Jalpatagua (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Yupiltepeque (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Asuncion Mita (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of San José Acatempa (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 6,370) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Oratorio (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) S of Santa Catarina Mita (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Guazacapan (Guazacapán, Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 7,080) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Monjas (Jalapa, Guatemala) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Agua Blanca (Jutiapa, Guatemala) (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Nueva Santa Rosa (Guatemala) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Casillas (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 8,970) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Barberena (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WNW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Santa Rosa de Lima (Guatemala) (pop: 5,980) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of San Rafael Las Flores (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Soyapango (San Salvador) (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ESE of Pueblo Nuevo Viñas (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 4,210) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Santa Cruz Naranjo (Santa Rosa, Guatemala) (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Mataquescuintla (Jalapa, Guatemala) (pop: 7,540) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Concepcion Las Minas (Chiquimula, Guatemala) (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.57 km2 Km Al Sureste De Ahuachapan, El SalvadorINETER

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Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 2.6 km southeast of Ahuachapan, Ahuachapán, El Salvador, on 2020-10-09 20:05:38
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