American seismologists announced the tsunami threat after the earthquake on Monday morning off the coast of El Salvador.
Pacific Centre warning about the threat of a tsunami (United States, Hawaii) issued a statement that the wave could threaten the coasts of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico.
Off the coast of El Salvador earthquake with magnitude 7.4. Its epicenter was located 125 kilometers south of Usulutan.
Passes through El Salvador Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He circles the Pacific Ocean, passing along the coasts of North and South America to the southern part of Alaska, then turns to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, and ends near the island of New Guinea, New Zealand and South West Pacific.
It is in the "Ring of Fire" is the vast majority of the known volcanic planet. There are also 90% of all earthquakes in the world.