Latest earthquakes near La Unión today

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List of latest earthquakes near La Unión.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 03:41AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.8 283 km SE
from La Unión
Jun 18, 2024 01:18AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.6 105 km SSW
from La Unión
Jun 18, 2024 01:05AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 139 km S
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 08:41PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.5 136 km S
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 07:42PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.1 128 km S
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 12:37PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.7 253 km SSE
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 05:52AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.2 290 km SE
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 03:18AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.8 140 km S
from La Unión
Jun 17, 2024 12:07AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.3 139 km S
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 11:35PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.9 261 km SSE
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 11:24PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.8 89 km SSW
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 03:11PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.3 143 km WSW
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 03:01PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.7 143 km S
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 02:59PM
(El Salvador)
M 3.4 143 km S
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 10:19AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.9 127 km WSW
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 08:48AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 170 km SSW
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 03:11AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.6 260 km SE
from La Unión
Jun 16, 2024 02:59AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.3 197 km SSW
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 11:42PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.6 241 km SSE
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 10:11AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.0 90 km SW
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 08:17AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.7 174 km SE
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 02:25AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.9 243 km SSE
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 01:18AM
(El Salvador)
M 3.2 103 km SW
from La Unión
Jun 15, 2024 01:04AM
(El Salvador)
M 2.5 232 km SE
from La Unión
Jun 14, 2024 09:58PM
(El Salvador)
M 2.8 94 km SW
from La Unión

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La Unión Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
196 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.8
Jun 18, 2024 03:41

Average

A total of 1963 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of La Unión in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 196 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near La Unión roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near La Unión in 2022. A total of 229 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of La Unión that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of La Unión in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near La Unión 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 La Unión (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1829 93.17%
Mag. 5 122 6.21%
Mag. 6 11 0.56%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near La Unión

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 6, 1915 19:24.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near La Unión occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/El_Salvador timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 95 kilometers (59 mi) south-southwest of La Unión, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near La Unión in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 6, 1915 19:24, 153 kilometers (95 mi) south-southwest of La Unión. It is the strongest earthquake near La Unión 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 La Unión 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 La Unión.

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List of strongest earthquakes near La Unión.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(El Salvador)
M 7.3 95 km SSW
from La Unión
Nov 24, 2016 12:43PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.9 196 km SW
from La Unión
Apr 21, 2022 01:42AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.6 220 km SSE
from La Unión
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.6 159 km W
from La Unión
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.5 65 km SSW
from La Unión
Sep 22, 2021 03:57AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.5 133 km S
from La Unión
Nov 9, 2021 12:25AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.3 276 km SSE
from La Unión
May 12, 2017 04:41AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.2 245 km W
from La Unión
Jan 6, 2022 10:25AM
(El Salvador)
M 6.1 174 km SSE
from La Unión
Oct 28, 2018 04:23PM
(El Salvador)
M 6.1 275 km W
from La Unión

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Nearest earthquakes from La Unión

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to La Unión. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from La Unión.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 5, 2018 10:58PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.9 4 km S
from La Unión
Sep 30, 2015 05:45PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.0 7 km SSW
from La Unión
May 28, 2015 03:26PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.4 8 km S
from La Unión
Sep 12, 2018 09:35AM
(El Salvador)
M 4.7 12 km S
from La Unión
May 8, 2018 05:07PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.7 14 km WSW
from La Unión
Aug 15, 2018 08:19AM
(El Salvador)
M 4.7 13 km ESE
from La Unión
May 5, 2018 10:04PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.4 13 km SW
from La Unión
May 6, 2018 06:44AM
(El Salvador)
M 5.2 14 km WSW
from La Unión
May 6, 2018 12:58PM
(El Salvador)
M 4.5 13 km W
from La Unión
Dec 6, 2015 02:26AM
(El Salvador)
M 4.4 16 km SE
from La Unión

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near La Unión.

When was the last earthquake in La Unión?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near La Unión on the night of June 18, 2024 at 03:41 local time (America/El_Salvador). The center of this earthquake was located 283km south-east of La Unión at a depth of 111km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near La Unión in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near La Unión?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near La Unión on the evening of September 6, 1915 at 19:24 local time (America/El_Salvador). The center of this earthquake was located 153km northwest of La Unión at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near La Unión since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near La Unión?

In the past 10 years, 1963 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from La Unión. This averages to 196 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.