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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.5652S, -88.5247WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000cbzj. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbzj. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -88.5247 West, latitude 12.5652 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 02:47:37 / November 8, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:37 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, El Tránsito, Usulután (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 5 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.5247° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, 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 2020-11-08 02:47:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-08 03:09:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 1.473 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us7000cbzj Id of event.
Event Code 7000cbzj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cbzj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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