A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (81 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 02:40:18 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10007c7a. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007c7a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:40:18 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -88.9986 West, latitude 12.1766 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 131 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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