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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near San Salvador in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.6769S, -89.1965WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Salvador in El Salvador on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -89.1965 West, latitude 13.6769 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 15:51:31 / April 23, 2017 @ 3:51 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:31 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k4n. Id of event: us10008k4n.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 2 km (1 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de María, Atescatempa, Metapán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SW of San Salvador, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6769° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of San Salvador, 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 2017-04-23 15:51:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 23:11:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 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 172 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 0.035 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us10008k4n Id of event.
Event Code 10008k4n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008k4n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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