A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.35 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 06:55:00 / September 29, 2016 @ 6:55 am. The temblor was reported at 00:55:00 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.6034 West, latitude 13.1743 North, depth = 47.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100072md. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072md.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacuba, Zacatecoluca, Ahuachapán. Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km SW of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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