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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 39 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.1573S, -89.4498WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70004gj7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004gj7. The temblor was picked up at 21:05:54 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 03:05:54 / July 10, 2019 @ 3:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -89.4498° West, 13.1573° North, depth 58.2 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto El Triunfo, Suchitoto, Tacuba. Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4498° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km SSW 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 2019-07-10 03:05:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-10 03:17:51 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 354 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 1.398 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004gj7 Id of event.
Event Code 70004gj7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004gj7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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