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List of latest earthquakes near El Salvador.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 10:21AM
(El Salvador)
M 4.3 290 km W
from Santa Ana
Apr 12, 2024 08:07PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.5 88 km WSW
from Santa Ana
Apr 12, 2024 05:43PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 94 km S
from San Miguel
Apr 12, 2024 02:22PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 75 km SSW
from San Miguel
Apr 12, 2024 02:20PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.2 91 km SW
from Santa Ana
Apr 12, 2024 04:49AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.9 99 km ESE
from La Unión
Apr 12, 2024 03:15AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.5 86 km SSE
from San Miguel
Apr 11, 2024 06:01PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.4 153 km S
from San Salvador
Apr 11, 2024 04:27PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.9 291 km SSE
from San Miguel
Apr 11, 2024 02:31PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.3 277 km SSE
from La Unión
Apr 11, 2024 02:29PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.6 293 km SSE
from San Miguel
Apr 11, 2024 02:21PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.0 276 km SSE
from La Unión
Apr 11, 2024 11:47AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.5 266 km SSE
from San Salvador
Apr 10, 2024 10:51PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 273 km SE
from San Miguel
Apr 10, 2024 09:21PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.3 189 km SE
from San Salvador
Apr 10, 2024 05:36AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.7 68 km SSW
from San Miguel
Apr 10, 2024 03:16AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.6 134 km SSE
from San Miguel
Apr 10, 2024 01:26AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.4 276 km SSE
from La Unión
Apr 9, 2024 04:18PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.0 264 km NNE
from San Miguel
Apr 9, 2024 12:08PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.1 95 km SSW
from San Miguel
Apr 9, 2024 02:22AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.9 153 km S
from San Salvador
Apr 9, 2024 12:20AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.2 190 km S
from San Salvador
Apr 8, 2024 11:22PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.7 85 km SSW
from San Miguel
Apr 8, 2024 08:56PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.3 82 km S
from Usulután
Apr 8, 2024 08:42PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.0 290 km W
from Sonsonate

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Recent El Salvador Earthquake News

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El Salvador Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
315 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Apr 13, 2024 10:21

Average

A total of 3157 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of El Salvador in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 315 earthquakes per year, or 26 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near El Salvador roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near El Salvador in 2014. A total of 378 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of El Salvador that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of El Salvador with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of El Salvador in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near El Salvador during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near El Salvador (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2954 93.57%
Mag. 5 188 5.96%
Mag. 6 14 0.44%
Mag. 7 1 0.03%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near El Salvador

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 1, 1992 18:16.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near El Salvador occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/El_Salvador timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 98 kilometers (61 mi) south-southeast of Usulután, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near El Salvador in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1992 18:16, 295 kilometers (183 mi) south-southeast of San Salvador. It is the strongest earthquake near El Salvador in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near El Salvador in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from El Salvador.

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List of strongest earthquakes near El Salvador.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(El Salvador)
M 7.3 98 km SSE
from Usulután
Nov 24, 2016 12:43PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.9 200 km S
from San Salvador
Jun 22, 2017 06:31AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.8 193 km W
from San Salvador
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.6 56 km SSW
from San Salvador
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.5 77 km S
from San Miguel
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.5 153 km SSE
from San Miguel
May 17, 2023 05:02PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.4 182 km NW
from Santa Ana
May 12, 2017 04:41AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.2 128 km SW
from San Salvador
Feb 16, 2022 01:12AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.2 199 km W
from Santa Ana
Jun 9, 2016 09:25PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.1 151 km ESE
from San Miguel

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Earthquakes by region of El Salvador

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near El Salvador.

When was the last earthquake in El Salvador?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near El Salvador on the morning of April 13, 2024 at 10:21 local time (America/El_Salvador). The center of this earthquake was located 290km west of Santa Ana at a depth of 74km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near El Salvador in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near El Salvador?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near El Salvador on the evening of September 1, 1992 at 18:16 local time (America/El_Salvador). The center of this earthquake was located 295km south-east of San Salvador at a depth of 45km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near El Salvador since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near El Salvador?

In the past 10 years, 3157 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from El Salvador. This averages to 316 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.