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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.9943S, -88.7196WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.71 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jn4i. Unique identifier: us2000jn4i. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/19 / 2019-02-25 22:29:17 / February 25, 2019 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:17 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -88.7196° West, latitude 12.9943° North, depth = 59.71 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuscatancingo, San Alejo, Delgado. Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.7196° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9943° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, 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 2019-02-25 22:29:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-25 23:31:14 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 312 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 1.528 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us2000jn4i Id of event.
Event Code 2000jn4i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jn4i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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