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Light earthquake 4 mag, 43 km SSE of Acajutla, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.232S, -89.667WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. The temblor was reported at 16:14:32 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 48.8 km (30 miles). Global time of event 17/03/15 / 2015-03-17 22:14:32 / March 17, 2015 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -89.667 West, latitude 13.232 North, depth 48.8 km, unique identifier, us10001th3.

Close countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guazapa, Santa Ana, Tonacatepeque.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.232° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SSE 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 2015-03-17 22:14:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-03 01:44:49 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 246 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10001th3 Id of event.
Event Code 10001th3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001th3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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