8/27/2012 — 7.4M earthquake Offshore of El Salvador — Central America

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2012 August 27 04:37:23 UTC

 

 

Earthquake Details

 

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Magnitude 7.4
Date-Time
  • Monday, August 27, 2012 at 04:37:23 UTC
  • Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 10:37:23 PM at epicenter
Location 12.279°N, 88.530°W
Depth 52.9 km (32.9 miles)
Region OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Distances
  • 118 km (74 miles) S (185°) from Usulután, Usulután, El Salvador
  • 138 km (86 miles) SSW (196°) from San Miguel, San Miguel, El Salvador
  • 139 km (86 miles) SSW (212°) from La Unión, La Unión, El Salvador
  • 169 km (105 miles) SSE (156°) from SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador

 

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