Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Flores Sea, 0.4 km northeast of Punta de Ceiba, Departamento de La Union, El Salvador, on 2020-10-26 20:59:54 -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - Flores Sea, 0.4 km northeast of Punta de Ceiba, Departamento de La Union, El Salvador, on 2020-10-26 20:59:54

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 6 km depth

27 Oct 03:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 02:59:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-26 20:59:54
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.32°N / 88.034°W (Flores Sea, Departamento de La Union, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Laguna Aramuaca (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of San Alejo (La Unión) (pop: 5,150) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NE of Chirilagua (San Miguel) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of La Union (La Unión) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Jucuaran (Jucuarán, Usulután) (pop: 1,640) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of San Miguel (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of San Rafael Oriente (San Miguel) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of San Francisco (Morazán) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Usulutan (Usulután) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Soyapango (San Salvador) (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) ESE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) 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 2.86 km14 Km Al Norte De Intipucá, El SalvadorINETER

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Flores Sea, 0.4 km northeast of Punta de Ceiba, Departamento de La Union, El Salvador, on 2020-10-26 20:59:54
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