M 7.4 Earthquake, 64km S of Intipuca, El Salvador

October 14, 2014 at 3:51:38 AM +0000
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 52 miles (84 km) SSW of La Unión, La Unión, El Salvador; 56 miles (90 km) SSE of Usulután, Usulután, El Salvador; 60 miles (96 km) S of San Miguel, San Miguel, El Salvador; 104 miles (167 km) SE of SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Posted October 14, 2014 at 4:08:30 AM +0000

An earthquake with magnitude 7.4 occurred near La Unión, La Unión, El Salvador at 03:51:38.90 UTC on Oct 14, 2014. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)
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