Salvador shook a 7-magnitude earthquake. There is a threat of a tsunami

The countries of Central America on Thursday, 24 November 2016, was damaged by the earthquake destructive power, the strength of which reached 7 on the Richter scale. In a short time in the region expected a tsunami, according to Reuters.

«A powerful earthquake occurred on Thursday in the region around the Pacific coast of Central America», — stated in the message.

According to the us monitoring agencies, does not exclude the risk of formation of hazardous tsunami waves within 300 km from the epicenter.

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 (originally 7,2) occurred at a relatively shallow depth 10.3 km below the sea floor. According to the U.S. geological survey, its epicenter was located 149 km southwest of Puerto Triunfo in El Salvador.

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega declared a state of emergency in connection with an underground element, and a hurricane Otto, which struck the Southeast coast of the country.

The government of El Salvador also made a statement that involves a threat of tsunami waves on the coastline.

As reported, during 22-24 November this year, Japan was hit by three consecutive earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.7-7.4 points.




Salvador shook a 7-magnitude earthquake. There is a threat of a tsunami 25.11.2016

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