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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Intipucá in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.5846S, -88.2321WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Intipucá in El Salvador. Exact location of earthquake, -88.2321° West, 12.5846° North, depth 59.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.24 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:24:40 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3hq. Unique identifier: us6000c3hq. The temblor was picked up at 00:24:40 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Unión, Santa Elena, Jiquilisco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SSW of Intipucá, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.2321° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 km SSW of Intipucá, 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 2020-10-01 00:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 02:02:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 1.187 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us6000c3hq Id of event.
Event Code 6000c3hq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c3hq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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