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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Acajutla in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.1707S, -89.7073WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 17:15:46 / June 14, 2019 @ 5:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -89.7073° West, 13.1707° North, depth 29.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.83 km (19 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:15:46 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000411p. Unique identifier: us6000411p.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilopango, Quezaltepeque, Coatepeque (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km SSE of Acajutla, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.7073° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1707° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SSE of Acajutla, 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 2019-06-14 17:15:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-15 05:04:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 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 234 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 1.266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000411p Id of event.
Event Code 6000411p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000411p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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