Unprecedent swarm of 130 earthquakes kills at least 1 in El Salvador – Yellow alert issued for the entire country

Strange Sounds – Apr 11, 2017

So far, one person is reported dead and three others have been injured after the collapse of abig chunk of rock on the Los Chorros road.

The largest earthquake of this seismic swarm in the municipality of Antiguo Cuscatlan, a M5.1 earthquake, occurred at 5:52 pm local time, 2.5 miles deep, with its epicenter about 6.5 miles west of San Salvador.

The Director General of Civil Protection Jorge Antonio Melendez Lopez has ssued a yellow alert for all of El Salvador because of the continued and increasing seismic activity.

The agency asked the population to remain calm as seismicity is expected to continue over the next few days and weeks.