SAN SALVADOR – Three earthquakes, ranging in magnitude from 3.7 to 4.4, rocked El Salvador’s Pacific coast on Sunday, the Environment and Natural Resources Ministry said.
The first temblor, which had a magnitude of 4.1, occurred in the western province of Sonsonate at 6:08 a.m. at a depth of 30 kilometers (nearly 19 miles).
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake rocked the coast of the central province of La Libertad at 8:57 a.m.
The quake had its epicenter at a depth of 48 kilometers (about 30 miles) and was felt with magnitude-2 intensity in San Salvador.
The third earthquake hit at 10:45 a.m. off the coast of the western province of Ahuachapan and had a magnitude of 3.7.