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Past earthquakes in La Union, El Salvador: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 08:53 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 10 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 100 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 600 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 729 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 150 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, La Union was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.5, 10 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 100 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 600 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 729 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 150 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.5 | North Pacific Ocean, 82 km SW of Chinandega, Nicaragua -

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Showing quakes magnitude 3.6 or higher (216 out of 1590 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 29, 2021 6:18 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 00:18 GMT)
3.9

36 km
North Pacific Ocean, 89 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2021 6:50 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 24, 2021 00:50 GMT)
4.4

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 94 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 1:30 am (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 07:30 GMT)
3.9

22 km
North Pacific Ocean, 83 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 2:51 am (GMT -6) (Dec 21, 2021 08:51 GMT)
4.0

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 61 km south of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 11:19 am (GMT -6) (Dec 20, 2021 17:19 GMT)
4.2

54 km
North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador 1 reportMore
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 18, 2021 4:15 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 18, 2021 22:15 GMT)
4.1

102 km
North Pacific Ocean, 23 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Dec 18, 2021 12:12 am (GMT -6) (Dec 18, 2021 06:12 GMT)
4.5

52 km
North Pacific Ocean, 70 km south of Usulutan, El Salvador 4 reportsMore
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 1:08 am (GMT -6) (Dec 17, 2021 07:08 GMT)
4.1

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador 1 reportMore
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 3:22 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 14, 2021 21:22 GMT)
3.9

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 94 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 13, 2021 5:40 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 23:40 GMT)
4.5

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 69 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador 1 reportMore
Dec 13, 2021 3:45 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 21:45 GMT)
4.0

19 km
North Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Dec 13, 2021 6:17 am (GMT -6) (Dec 13, 2021 12:17 GMT)
4.1

41 km
North Pacific Ocean, 43 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 7, 2021 2:54 am (GMT -6) (Dec 7, 2021 08:54 GMT)
4.1

34 km
North Pacific Ocean, 78 km west of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Dec 6, 2021 6:35 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 7, 2021 00:35 GMT)
4.4

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 118 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 7:19 am (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2021 13:19 GMT)
4.2

46 km
North Pacific Ocean, 68 km west of El Viejo, Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 1, 2021 2:21 am (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2021 08:21 GMT)
4.4

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador More
Saturday, November 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 19, 2021 9:38 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 20, 2021 03:38 GMT)
4.1

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 62 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Friday, November 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 18, 2021 10:43 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 19, 2021 04:43 GMT)
3.8

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southwest of Usulutan, El Salvador More
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 17, 2021 11:48 am (GMT -6) (Nov 17, 2021 17:48 GMT)
4.8

28 km
North Pacific Ocean, 85 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador 3 reportsMore
Nov 17, 2021 11:41 am (GMT -6) (Nov 17, 2021 17:41 GMT)
3.9

28 km
North Pacific Ocean, 97 km west of El Viejo, Chinandega, Nicaragua More
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 16, 2021 9:58 am (GMT -6) (Nov 16, 2021 15:58 GMT)
4.1

19 km
North Pacific Ocean, 138 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua 1 reportMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.3 x 1014 joules (120 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1 x 105 tons of TNT or 6.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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