7,4 magnitude Earthquake hits El Salvador – Growing tensions on tectonic plates

EL SALVADOR – A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the El Salvador. The earthquake reflects growing seismic tension seen building along the lower Pacific, North American, Cocos, and the Caribbean tectonic plates.
Tsunami warning has been issued for Central American nations and Mexico.

Magnitude 7.4 Mwp
27 Aug 2012 04:37:23 UTC
26 Aug 2012 22:37:23 near epicenter
27 Aug 2012 05:37:23 standard time in your timezone
Location 12.279N 88.530W
Depth 52 km
118 km (74 miles) S (185 degrees) of Usulut�n, Usulut�n, El Salvador
138 km (86 miles) SSW (196 degrees) of San Miguel, San Miguel, El Salvador
139 km (86 miles) SSW (212 degrees) of La Uni�n, La Uni�n, El Salvador
169 km (105 miles) SSE (156 degrees) of SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 16.5 km; Vertical 8.8 km
Parameters Nph = 362; Dmin = 130.5 km; Rmss = 1.02 seconds; Gp = 114°
M-type = Mwp; Version = 8
Event ID us c000c7yw

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