Breaking: 7.0 off the Coast of Central America 

Courtesy USGS

La Estrella de Panamá is reporting no damage and evacuations in coastal areas. A local tsunami upwards of a meter (3 feet) was reportedly generated. We will continue to update. 

Nov 24, 2016 (SAN SALVADOR) A 7.0 earthquake in the Richter scale  hit the coast of Central America. There is a danger of a local tsunami, but not to San Diego. 

What follows is the full data from the United Ststes Geological Service 

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 7.0

Date-Time 

24 Nov 2016 18:43:49 UTC

24 Nov 2016 12:43:49 near epicenter

24 Nov 2016 10:43:49 standard time in your timezone

Location 11.960N 88.835W

Depth 10 km

Distances 

149 km (92 mi) SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador

159 km (98 mi) SSW of Usulutan, El Salvador

166 km (102 mi) SSW of San Rafael Oriente, El Salvador

170 km (105 mi) S of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador

195 km (120 mi) SSE of San Salvador, El Salvador

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 3.7 km; Vertical 3.1 km

Parameters Nph = 234; Dmin = 195.6 km; Rmss = 1.14 seconds; Gp = 20°

Version =

Event ID us 10007c4w

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