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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Santa Tecla in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.684S, -89.3766WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa Tecla in El Salvador on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us7000692m. Event ids that are associated: us7000692m. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:40 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 04:19:40 / November 17, 2019 @ 4:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -89.3766° West, 13.684° North, depth 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sensuntepeque, Asunción Mita, Metapán.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 10 km W of Santa Tecla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.3766° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km W 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 2019-11-17 04:19:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 07:20:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 178 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 0.71 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 229 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 us7000692m Id of event.
Event Code 7000692m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000692m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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