USGS: 7.2 earthquake strikes off El Salvador

wcbd-el-salvador-earthquake

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) – A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred off El Salvador’s Pacific coast.

The country’s civil defense office said there are no immediate reports of damages or injuries from the quake that hit at 12:43 p.m. (1843 GMT).

The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter was about 95 miles (153 kilometers) south-southwest of the port of El Triunfo, El Salvador.

More on earthquake.usgs.gov.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s