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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador

Earthquake location 12.9418S, -88.9357WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Exact location of event, longitude -88.9357 West, latitude 12.9418 North, depth = 65.21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg5a. Id of event: us6000dg5a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 08:42:09 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:42:09 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.21 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayutuxtepeque, Mejicanos, San Martín. Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 56 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -88.9357° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56 km SW 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 2021-02-10 08:42:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 08:56:27 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 298 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 1.656 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us6000dg5a Id of event.
Event Code 6000dg5a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dg5a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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