A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.34 km (28 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 13:33:49 / April 21, 2016 @ 1:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -89.1655° West, 12.6577° North, depth 45.34 km. The temblor was detected at 07:33:49 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005kgt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005kgt.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Rosario, La Libertad (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from El Rosario (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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