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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 8 km ESE of Intipuca, El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.1682S, -87.9859WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Intipuca in El Salvador. Exact location, longitude -87.9859° West, latitude 13.1682° North, depth = 149.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:58:21 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000fv6s. Event ids that are associated: us2000fv6s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 21:58:21 / July 2, 2018 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.74 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Choluteca (c. 75 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Choluteca, Ciudad Barrios, Berlín. Close country/countries, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 8 km ESE of Intipuca, El Salvador.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.9859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 149.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of Intipuca, 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 2018-07-02 21:58:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-02 22:48:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 284 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 1.026 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 147 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 us2000fv6s Id of event.
Event Code 2000fv6s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fv6s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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