A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Friday. Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 16:08:31 / November 25, 2016 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -89.4877° West, 12.852° North, depth 64.93 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007cbc. Unique identifier: us10007cbc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.93 km (40 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:08:31 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Tomás, San Marcos, Santa Tecla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Antiguo Cuscatlán (c. 33 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Santo Tomás (c. 14 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 11 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 72 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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