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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 25 km SSW of El Rosario, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.2948S, -89.1485WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:29 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.1485 West, latitude 13.2948 North, depth = 75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 04:01:29 / December 7, 2018 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000i3xs. Event ids that are associated: us1000i3xs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75 km (47 miles).

Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueva Guadalupe, Santa Ana, Chinameca. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SSW of El Rosario, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1485° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2948° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SSW 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 2018-12-07 04:01:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-07 04:26:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 259 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 1.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us1000i3xs Id of event.
Event Code 1000i3xs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i3xs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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