Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 24 km northwest of Santa Tecla, Departamento de La Libertad, El Salvador, on 2021-04-25 17:33:10 -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
25 Apr 23:56 UTC: First to report: INETER after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-25 17:33:10
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.804°N / 89.457°W (Departamento de La Libertad, El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Coatepeque (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Ciudad Arce (La Libertad) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Quezaltepeque (Ayutuxtepeque, La Libertad) (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Santa Tecla (La Libertad) (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Izalco (Sonsonate) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Antiguo Cuscatlan (Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad) (pop: 33,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Apopa (San Salvador) (pop: 112,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Mexicanos (San Salvador) (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Soyapango (San Salvador) (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|2.8||5 km||23 Km Al Noroeste De Santa Tecla, El Salvador||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.