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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 107 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.5221S, -89.2405WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador (66 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 09:53:42 / March 15, 2021 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000djgi. Event ids that are associated: us7000djgi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.46 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.2405 West, latitude 12.5221 North, depth = 58.46 km. The temblor was detected at 09:53:42 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 107 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.2405° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5221° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107 km S 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 2021-03-15 09:53:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-15 10:33:21 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 2.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us7000djgi Id of event.
Event Code 7000djgi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000djgi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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