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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 106 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.5285S, -89.1574WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 106 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 19:07:30 / March 26, 2019 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:30 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jlxq. Event ids that are associated: us1000jlxq. Exact location, longitude -89.1574° West, latitude 12.5285° North, depth = 56.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.94 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1574° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km SW 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 2019-03-26 19:07:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-26 19:54:43 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 340 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 1.869 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us1000jlxq Id of event.
Event Code 1000jlxq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jlxq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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