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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 0 km SW of Soyapango, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.7311S, -89.1541WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Soyapango in El Salvador on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -89.1541 West, latitude 13.7311 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 18:19:36 / January 11, 2018 @ 6:19 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000cikm. Event ids that are associated: us2000cikm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:19:36 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Usulután, Jucuapa, Tacuba (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 0 km SW of Soyapango, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1541° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7311° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SW of Soyapango, 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 2018-01-11 18:19:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-11 22:02:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 242 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 0.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cikm Id of event.
Event Code 2000cikm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cikm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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