67km (42mi) WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua
86km (53mi) SSW of La Union, El Salvador
Location 12.576°N -88.046°W
Structure Information Summary
Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though some resistant structures exist. The predominant vulnerable building types are unreinforced brick masonry and heavy wood frame construction.
Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as tsunamis, landslides, and fires that might have contributed to losses.