A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 143 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (89 miles). Global time and date of event 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 04:50:22 / January 2, 2016 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:50:22 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.23 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -88.8222° West, latitude 12.0126° North, depth = 22.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004au3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004au3.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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