Latest quakes in or near La Union, El Salvador, in the past 24 hours on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 17, 2022 01:57 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, La Union had 1 quake of magnitude 3.7 and 2 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
A light magnitude 3.7 earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador, 17 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 22 km W of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.7 | North Pacific Ocean, 95 km S of San Miguel, El Salvador -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near La Union, El Salvador (updated )

Past 24 hours:3 quakes | 2 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:28 quakes | 13 quakes M2+ | 9 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:174 quakes | 85 quakes M2+ | 62 quakes M3+ | 8 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 90 days:689 quakes | 396 quakes M2+ | 189 quakes M3+ | 22 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 365 days:2,166 quakes | 1,106 quakes M2+ | 718 quakes M3+ | 112 quakes M4+ | 9 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Aug 16, 2022 11:58 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 17:58 GMT)

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 22 km west of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
Aug 16, 2022 2:34 am (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 08:34 GMT)

31 km
North Pacific Ocean, 95 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador
Aug 15, 2022 9:31 pm (GMT -6) (Aug 16, 2022 03:31 GMT)

34 km
North Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.3 x 1010 joules (6.52 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.61 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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La Union Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in La Union?

The last earthquake in La Union occurred 8 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 22 km west of Corinto, Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:58 am (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in La Union today?

In the past 24 hours, La Union, El Salvador had 3 quakes up to magnitude 3.7.

What was the strongest quake in La Union today?

The strongest earthquake in La Union today occurred 17 hours ago: Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 95 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 2:34 am (GMT -6).

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