A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Intipuca in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:33:07 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.61 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 74.61 km, -87.9758° West, 12.71° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 20:33:07 / November 24, 2015 @ 8:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100040up. Unique identifier: us100040up.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chinandega (c. 126 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from El Viejo (c. 53 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Corinto (c. 19 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Alianza, Chinandega, Corinto.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km S of Intipuca, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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