A major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 149 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (93 miles). Event id: us10007c4w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oh5td3, pt16329050, us10007c4w. Exact location, longitude -88.8355° West, latitude 11.9597° North, depth = 10.34 km. 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 earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.34 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:43:48 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 18:43:48 / November 24, 2016 @ 6:43 pm.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year.
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