- Strong 5.3 magnitude earthquake shakes El Salvador.
- Social media users reported that they felt the tremor.
- The Ministry of Environment issues a preliminary report.
Strong 5.3 magnitude earthquake shakes El Salvador and awakens its inhabitants, after one was also registered last night in California, in the United States, according to information published by the Ministry of Environment and by the news site El Salvador.com
The preliminary report indicates that the telluric movement took place at around 8:44 in the morning of this Saturday, September 18 and it was felt in several municipalities, according to publications from several social networks users.
HE FEELED IN SEVERAL PARTS
The report from the Ministry of the Environment indicates that its epicenter was located off the coast of La Libertad, the data was published on its official Twitter page.
So far it is unknown if there are injured people or damage to the infrastructure of buildings in El Salvador, but the authorities are already in the areas to verify that the situation is not risky.
HE FEELED IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS
But the power of the earthquake in El Salvador was such that they say it was also felt in Honduras and Guatemala. In addition, it is revealed that an hour before another earthquake was perceived in Guatemala, of magnitude 3.5.
In social networks, some people began to make the news known, however, the authorities remained on the lookout while they reviewed the situation. Filed Under: Earthquake in El Salvador
Earthquake in El Salvador: REASONS
According to the news portal Infobae, the epicenter was located 46 km south of Mizata beach, on the coast of the central department of La Libertad, according to the observatory.
In addition, he reported that the earthquake had a focal depth of 41 km, and what originated it was the interaction of the Cocos and Caribe plates in the so-called Pacific subduction zone.
Earthquake in El Salvador: NO DAMAGES OR INJURIES
Although this earthquake was stronger than the one reported last night in California (4.4), so far it does not appear to have caused damage to buildings or houses, however, emergency authorities were still in a review.
However, the good news is that so far, no injuries or fatalities have been reported, so the authority was preparing to give the necessary help to the population.
EVENING WITH EARTHQUAKE IN THE USA
A strong earthquake has been registered on the night of this Friday, September 17 in the state of California, where hundreds of citizens were concerned and scared on social networks by this strong movement of the earth that shook in this part of the country.
Through social networks, different Internet users manifested themselves by reporting an earthquake of 4.4 magnitude and where the epicenter was felt just a few miles from the City of Los Angeles. The concern was present in the people stating that it felt horrible. Filed Under: Earthquake in El Salvador
Earthquake in El Salvador: SEASON OF EARTHQUAKES
It should be remembered that we are in this season of terror, where natural phenomena, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and storms are present very consecutively. Different people suffer when they issue a warning alert about a possible event for the damages that they can cause
According to different media, the 4.4 magnitude seismic was recorded near Inglewood. As reported by the USGS, this natural phenomenon occurred around 7:58 PM and had an epicenter about 2 miles from the city of Carson. Some users shared their experience.
Earthquake in El Salvador: TERROR ON THE NETWORKS
Through the Chamonic 3 Instagram account, a video of a Hispanic citizen living in that city was shared, she is recording just after the earthquake. The woman’s expressions were a bit of concern, since she assures that this earthquake was very strong.
Immediately the users began to react by leaving their different reactions to this natural phenomenon that citizens fear so much in the comments, due to the great disasters that it normally causes. So far no damage has been reported.
“GOD HELP US AND PROTECT US”
“God does not help and protect, thank God they are fine”, “Total fear”, “Oh no, my God protects your children”, “Oh no that fear, God protect them”, “Although strong in Anaheim”, “I live in Lancaster and I didn’t feel anything if I wasn’t already outside like you”, “It was 4.4 Carson was the epicenter”, “I’m in South Gate, sitting watching TV and I felt that I pulled the couch and it thundered. Strong ”, were some comments.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the earthquake was felt throughout southern California, from the San Fernando Valley to Santa Ana. The earthquake occurred less than a mile from West Carson, a mile from Los Angeles, two miles from Torrance and two miles from Long Beach. Filed Under: Earthquake in El Salvador
LAST 10 SECONDS
It is worth mentioning that in the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or more centered nearby. An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur per year in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, based on a recent three-year data sample. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 miles.
Chamonic’s Instagram account reports that the shaking lasted approximately 10 seconds: “Carson epicenter, magnitude 4.3 or 4.6. It lasted 10 seconds. The Carson refinery is being watched because the flame is bigger than normal, take good care and prepare ourselves … Because they say it could be the big earthquake that they have always said, “he wrote in his post. Filed Under: Earthquake in El Salvado
“We will never know when it is the big one, but why try to prepare”, “The Latin news are not giving anything but the Anglo-Saxons”, “It scares me a lot, I catch myself in the bathroom”, “Oh, it’s not really ugly May God take care of them ”, said some Internet users who experienced this scare.
After having suffered a strong earthquake in Mexico City a few days ago where the movement of the earth was present, generating fear in the citizens who lived this terrible moment. There was even a replica in the state of Guerrero where some structures suffered damage. Filed Under: Earthquake in El Salvador
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