A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 20:16:55 / April 30, 2016 @ 8:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005j36. Event ids that are associated: us10005j36. Exact location, longitude -89.223° West, latitude 13.0897° North, depth = 44.09 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:16:55 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.09 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sonzacate, San Antonio del Monte, San Juan Opico. Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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