A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Global time and date of event 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 07:02:36 / August 19, 2016 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.6289 West, latitude 12.9208 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10006nsl. Event ids that are associated: us10006nsl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:02:36 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, San Alejo, Olocuilta. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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