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Earthquake: M 4.2 quake strikes near Acajutla in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.3986S, -89.6394WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. The temblor was reported at 17:36:34 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 69.24 km (43 miles). Global time of event 09/03/15 / 2015-03-09 23:36:34 / March 9, 2015 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -89.6394 West, latitude 13.3986 North, depth 69.24 km, unique identifier, us10001n2v.

Close countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalpatagua, Nueva Concepción, Suchitoto.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.6394° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.3986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SE of Acajutla, 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 2015-03-09 23:36:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-29 23:16:09 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 0 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 271 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 0.489 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 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 us10001n2v Id of event.
Event Code 10001n2v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001n2v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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