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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near La Libertad in El Salvador

Earthquake location 13.2206S, -89.4871WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.01 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 14:12:43 / July 13, 2020 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:12:43 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000amrh. Id of event: us7000amrh. Exact location of earthquake, -89.4871° West, 13.2206° North, depth 69.01 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Apastepeque, San Sebastián, Tacuba (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 34 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4871° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2206° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 km 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 2020-07-13 14:12:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-13 14:38:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 285 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 1.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us7000amrh Id of event.
Event Code 7000amrh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000amrh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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