El Salvador earthquake: Tsunami threat passes after powerful magnitude-7 tremor
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There are no reports of damage after a strong magnitude-7 earthquake struck near El Salvador, rattling Central America and prompting concern of possible tsunami waves.
The earthquake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.2, was very shallow at 10.3 kilometres below the seabed, which would have amplified its effect…
El Salvador: 7-magnitude quake strikes near El Salvador as hurricane Otto makes landfall; Guardian UK (11-24-2016)
The 7.2-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 20 miles (33km), some 96 miles south-west of Puerto Triunfo in El Salvador, according to the US Geological Survey…