Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Usulutan, El Salvador, on 2021-07-27 14:33:20 -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
27 Jul 20:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-07-27 14:33:20
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.495°N / 88.515°W↗ (Departamento de Usulutan, El Salvador)
Antipode: 13.495°S / 91.485°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tecapa (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Berlin (Usulután) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Santiago de Maria (Santiago de María, Usulután) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Jucuapa (Usulután) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Usulutan (Usulután) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of San Rafael Oriente (San Miguel) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Puerto El Triunfo (Usulután) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of San Martin (Cuscatlán) (pop: 39,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Soyapango (San Salvador) (pop: 329,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Mexicanos (San Salvador) (pop: 160,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||6 km||11 Km Al Sur De Vista Hermosa, El Salvador||INETER|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.