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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 26 km depth

27 Jun 04:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
27 Jun 04:14: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 22.0 to 26.0 km (from 13.7 to 16.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.4 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2022 04:00:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.6
Depth26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude12.989°N / 88.982°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Antipode12.989°S / 91.018°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoSan Vicente (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities57 km (35 mi) SW of Jiquilisco (pop: 9,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SSE of San Marcos (pop: 54,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) SSE of San Salvador (pop: 526,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) S of Cojutepeque (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Soyapango (pop: 329,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Mexicanos (pop: 160,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Sensuntepeque (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.626 km34 Km Al Suroeste De Delta Del Rio Lempa, El SalvadorINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Montecristo, El Salvador (SNET/SV network) | Distance from quake: 82 km / 51 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Montecristo, El Salvador: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Seismic station: volcan San Cristobal, Nicaragua (CRIN/NU network) | Distance from quake: 215 km / 134 mi | Show on map | Station Info
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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