El Salvador – M 4.2 – Very light earthquake near Usulutan volcano

Earthquake Report comment :
A Magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred in the immediate vicinity of the Usulutan volcano (see link on Google map hereunder) on Saturday evening local time.
As this earthquake occurred at a depth of 133 km nobody will have felt it.
Usulután is a stratovolcano in central El Salvador, rising above the coastal plain between the San Vicente and San Miguel volcanoes, and just east of Taburete volcano. The volcano is topped by a 1.3 km wide summit crater which is breached to the east. (source Wikipedia)

Most important Earthquake Data:
Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 09:45:35 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 133 km
Geolocation(s) :
40 km (25 miles) W of San Miguel, El Salvador
80 km (50 miles) ESE of SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador
125 km (80 miles) ESE of Santa Ana, El Salvador

Links to important maps
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place

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