A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 139 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (86 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:36 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -89.0646° West, 12.1253° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 23:22:36 / November 24, 2016 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c68. Id of event: us10007c68.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 139 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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