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Earthquake: M 4.3 quake strikes near Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.7851S, -88.5415WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. The temblor was reported at 05:13:42 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 63.47 km (39 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-29 11:13:42 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -88.5415 West, latitude 12.7851 North, depth 63.47 km.

Close countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Nonualco, Zacatecoluca, San Miguel.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.5415° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.7851° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km S of Puerto El Triunfo, 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 2014-12-29 23:13:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-30 00:30:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.976 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tapp Id of event.
Event Code c000tapp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tapp A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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