A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Chirilagua in El Salvador. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007c5q. Unique identifier: us10007c5q. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:44:57 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 21:44:57 / November 24, 2016 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -88.4001 West, latitude 12.447 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto El Triunfo, Chirilagua. Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador.
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