A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, offshore El Salvador kilometers (0 miles) from offshore El Salvador. Global time and date of event 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 07:32:19 / July 19, 2016 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -88.9052° West, latitude 13.0317° North, depth = 55.88 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:32:19 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20006h2l. Event ids that are associated: us20006h2l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.88 km (35 miles).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tonacatepeque, Ayutuxtepeque, Chirilagua (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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