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Latest quakes in or near San Salvador City, El Salvador, in the past 24 hours on Saturday, September 23, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 23, 2023 23:56 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
A weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean, Nicaragua, 18 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | North Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of San Salvador, El Salvador -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | North Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Chinandega, Nicaragua -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near San Salvador City, El Salvador (updated )

Past 24 hours3 quakes1 quake M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days68 quakes35 quakes M2+25 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+
Past 30 days333 quakes194 quakes M2+97 quakes M3+12 quakes M4+
Past 90 days1,181 quakes666 quakes M2+392 quakes M3+50 quakes M4+1 quake M5+1 quake M6+
Past 365 days3,609 quakes1,962 quakes M2+1,094 quakes M3+140 quakes M4+10 quakes M5+1 quake M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Saturday, September 23, 2023 GMT (3 quakes)
Sep 23, 2023 3:59 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2023 21:59 GMT)

31 km
North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador More
Sep 23, 2023 1:38 am (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2023 07:38 GMT)

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 91 km south of San Miguel, El Salvador
Sep 22, 2023 11:31 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2023 05:31 GMT)

32 km
North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.2 x 109 joules (1.73 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.49 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Montecristo, El Salvador (SNET/SV network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Montecristo, El Salvador: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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San Salvador Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in San Salvador?

The last earthquake in San Salvador occurred 1 hour and 57 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, on Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 at 3:59 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in San Salvador today?

In the past 24 hours, San Salvador City, El Salvador had 3 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in San Salvador today?

The strongest earthquake in San Salvador today occurred 18 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua, on Friday, Sep 22, 2023 at 11:31 pm (GMT -6).

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