Week 2014.41 (October 12-18) ~ Central America sways Maine

The sounds of Earth this week were dominated by a major earthquake that occurred off the west coast of Central America during the early morning hours of October 14. The quake caused some damage in El Salvador and killed at least one person there. It also triggered an ocean-wide alert from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Fortunately, no tsunamis were actually generated and no alerts were issued.
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