A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Chirilagua in El Salvador on Monday. Exact location, longitude -88.2061° West, latitude 12.6659° North, depth = 57.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p23. Id of event: us10003p23. The temblor was picked up at 06:14:56 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.38 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 12:14:56 / September 28, 2015 @ 12:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel, San Alejo, La Unión (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km S of Chirilagua, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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