Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Magnitude 5.1 quake shakes El Salvador, killing at least one person

At least one person was killed by an earthquake that hit a municipality in El Salvador Tuesday, local law enforcement revealed, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

 A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck El Salvador's municipality of Antiguo Cuscatlan, killing at least one person, local media said Tuesday, citing police.

​According to TeleSur media outlet, the local police reported one person dead after a collapse on the Los Chorros road, while three people were hospitalized.

The quake occurred at the depth of 4 kilometers (about 2.5 miles), with its epicenter about 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles) west of the country's capital.
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