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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near La Libertad in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.0148S, -89.5154WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -89.5154° West, 13.0148° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 17:44:28 / July 29, 2019 @ 5:44 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:44:28 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us60004x35. Event ids that are associated: us60004x35. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tonacatepeque, Apopa, Juayúa (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 56 km SSW of La Libertad, 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 -89.5154° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0148° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SSW 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 2019-07-29 17:44:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-30 01:35:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 1.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us60004x35 Id of event.
Event Code 60004x35 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004x35, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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