7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Off Coast of El Salvador

World | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 09:38
Bulgaria: 7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Off Coast of El Salvador View of damage at a house after a 7,4 magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of El Salvador, in San Salvador, El Salvador, 13 October 2014. Photo by EPA/BGNES

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of El Salvador late on Monday.

The earthquake occurred at 9:52 p.m. local time and its epicenter was located about 169 km southeast of San Salvador, at a depth of 70.5km, according to reports of CNN.

The earthquake killed at least one personin San Miguel.

The earthquake destroyed and caused damage to dozens of homes.

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