Major Earthquake Off Coast Of Central America 14-Oct-14 (E142870351)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 7.3 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-10-14T03:51:35.950Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 12.576°N, 88.047°W
  • Seismic Region: 6 – Central America
  • Seismic Geo Area: 760 – Off Coast Of Central America
  • Earthquake depth: 40.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 67km (41mi) WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua
    2. 86km (53mi) SSW of La Union, El Salvador
    3. 95km (59mi) W of Corinto, Nicaragua
    4. 95km (59mi) SSE of San Rafael Oriente, El Salvador
    5. 174km (108mi) SE of San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000slwn

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Major Earthquake Off Coast Of Central America 14-Oct-14 (E142870351)

  1. Reblogged this on Kingdom Blog and commented:
    Need to watch this closely…there was also a major quake near Kermadec Islands same day.

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