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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near El Rosario in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.1624S, -89.0328WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.58 km (37 miles). Exact location, longitude -89.0328° West, latitude 13.1624° North, depth = 59.58 km. The temblor was reported at 01:02:11 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 07:02:11 / July 14, 2016 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006a9i. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006a9i.

Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nueva Guadalupe, Chinameca, Armenia (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km S of El Rosario, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.0328° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S of El Rosario, 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 2016-07-14 07:02:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-05 10:01:29 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 199 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 0.556 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us10006a9i Id of event.
Event Code 10006a9i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006a9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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