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Strong earthquake, 6.6 mag has occurred near La Libertad in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.2428S, -89.2719WA earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has been issued near La Libertad in El Salvador (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -89.2719 West, latitude 13.2428 North, depth = 65.08 km. Global time and date of event 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 09:03:32 / May 30, 2019 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00psb7tv, pt19150000, us70003t2n. Id of event: us70003t2n. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:32 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.08 km (40 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jutiapa, San Marcos, Nueva Ocotepeque (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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 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: 27 km SSE of La Libertad, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.2719° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2428° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSE 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 2019-05-30 09:03:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-30 09:21:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 104 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.1 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 1 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 734 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 ,at,pt,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 1.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003t2n Id of event.
Event Code 70003t2n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00psb7tv,pt19150000,us70003t2n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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