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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Nuevo Cuscatlan in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.6489S, -89.2654WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Nuevo Cuscatlan in El Salvador. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -89.2654° West, 13.6489° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 11:21:53 / November 18, 2019 @ 11:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:21:53 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700069mp. Unique identifier: us700069mp.

Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jiquilisco, Berlín, Metapán. Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km NNW of Nuevo Cuscatlan, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.2654° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6489° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NNW of Nuevo Cuscatlan, 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 2019-11-18 11:21:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-18 22:18:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 188 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 0.751 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 199 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 us700069mp Id of event.
Event Code 700069mp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700069mp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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