Contacto | RSS | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU

Light magnitude 4.7 quake hits 64 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador late at night

lun, 18 ene 2021, 04:24
4.7 quake 17 Jan 10:04 pm (GMT -6)
4.7 quake 17 Jan 10:04 pm (GMT -6)
Just 8 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Santa Tecla, Departamento de La Libertad, El Salvador. The tremor was recorded late at night on Sunday 17 January 2021 at 10:04 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 27 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in La Libertad (pop. 16,900) located 43 km from the epicenter, Acajutla (pop. 22,800) 54 km away, Sonsonate (pop. 59,500) 63 km away, Santa Tecla (pop. 124,700) 64 km away, San Marcos (pop. 54,600) 68 km away, San Salvador (pop. 526,000) 70 km away, Mexicanos (pop. 160,300) 73 km away, Delgado (pop. 71,600) 74 km away, and Soyapango (pop. 329,700) 75 km away.

VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
If you felt it, report it through our site or app right now!
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic alerts online:
Android | IOS

Earthquake data:
Lo he sentido este temblor

Fecha & hora: 17 Jan 2021 10:04 pm (GMT -6) local time (18 Jan 2021 04:04 GMT)
Magnitud: 4.7
Prof.: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.18°N / 89.57°W (North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador)
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER

Noticias Anteriores

lun, 18 ene 2021, 03:01

Earthquake reported few minutes ago in or near California, USA

We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around California, USA at approximately 02:59 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe. ... Read all
lun, 18 ene 2021, 02:08

Light magnitude 4.4 quake hits 69 km northwest of Mendoza, Argentina late at night

4.4 quake 17 Jan 10:48 pm (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 12 minutes ago 69 km northwest of Mendoza, Argentina, INPRES reported. ... Read all
Mostrar más
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

Support us - Help us upgrade our services!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Design upgrade
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Sources: VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoAdventures and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most text and images on our websites are owned by us. Re-use is generally not permitted without authorization. Contact us for licensing rights.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
VolcanoDiscovery Home
Volcanes | Sismos | Fotos | News | App
Adventure & Study Travel
Tours to Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas: walking tours, photo tours, study tours
Tours & Dates | FAQ | About us
Get our newsletter!
Company info
Contact | Legal info | Terms & conditions
Follow us
Follow us on facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Visit our Youtube channel
EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
VolcanoDiscovery GmbH, Germany, Reg. nr.: HRB 103744, EU Tax Id: DE 310 395 322 owned and created by
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist, volcano photographer, tour organizer member of
Volcanological Society
Ecotourism Greece
Insured by R+V
VolcanoDiscovery © 2004- All Rights Reserved | Privacy - cookie settings