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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near La Libertad in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.9995S, -89.3316WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:18 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5sh. Unique identifier: us2000i5sh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.69 km (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 09:12:18 / November 2, 2018 @ 9:12 am. Exact location, longitude -89.3316° West, latitude 12.9995° North, depth = 55.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quezaltepeque, Sonzacate, Apopa. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.3316° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km S of La Libertad, 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 2018-11-02 09:12:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-02 09:38:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 0.69 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000i5sh Id of event.
Event Code 2000i5sh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i5sh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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