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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 53 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.0257S, -89.4639WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 02:30:54 / February 11, 2020 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -89.4639° West, latitude 13.0257° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:54 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007my6. Event ids that are associated: us70007my6.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Apopa, Quezaltepeque, Tonacatepeque (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).

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

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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. 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: 53 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4639° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0257° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km 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 2020-02-11 02:30:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-11 03:49:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 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 299 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 1.368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us70007my6 Id of event.
Event Code 70007my6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007my6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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