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Major earthquake 7.4 mag, 81 km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.5S, -88.3WA major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Chirilagua in El Salvador. The temblor was reported at 09:52:39 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global time of event 2014-10-14 03:52:39 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chirilagua in El Salvador, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -88.3 West, latitude 12.5 North, depth 22 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.3° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-10-14 03:52:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-10-14 04:06:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 844 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources at A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 307 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00ndf1fr Id of event.
Event Code 00ndf1fr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00ndf1fr A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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