A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 11:01:27 / October 2, 2015 @ 11:01 am. Event id: us10003jr1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jr1. Exact location, longitude -89.104° West, latitude 13.2744° North, depth = 65.4 km. The temblor was reported at 05:01:27 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahuizalco, Nueva Guadalupe, Chalatenango. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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