A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.69 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 04:23:51 / October 27, 2016 @ 4:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100072h4. Unique identifier: us100072h4. Exact location of event, longitude -89.5516 West, latitude 13.2518 North, depth = 58.69 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:51 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Vicente, San Martín, Aguilares (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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