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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Santa Tecla in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.6425S, -89.3025WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Tecla in El Salvador on Sunday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:13:17 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -89.3025° West, 13.6425° North, depth 6.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.32 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008g5e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008g5e. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 02:13:17 / April 10, 2017 @ 2:13 am.

Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Metapán, Sensuntepeque, Atescatempa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSW of Santa Tecla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.3025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSW of Santa Tecla, 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 2017-04-10 02:13:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-10 02:38:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 196 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 0.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us10008g5e Id of event.
Event Code 10008g5e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008g5e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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