A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Intipuca in El Salvador. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.0757 West, latitude 12.6269 North, depth = 53.61 km. Id of earthquake: us10007awt. Event ids that are associated: us10007awt. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.61 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:06:59 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 15:06:59 / November 20, 2016 @ 3:06 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jiquilisco, Santa Elena, San Alejo.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 63 km S of Intipuca, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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