A major earthquake magnitude 7.2 (ml/mb) strikes 153 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (95 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 18:43:53 / November 24, 2016 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: at00oh5td3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oh5td3, pt16329050. Exact location of earthquake, -88.911° West, 11.945° North, depth 33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:43:53 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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