A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 122 km S of Acajutla, El Salvador (76 miles). 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: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 14:35:36 / December 28, 2016 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.8556 West, latitude 12.4821 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:35:36 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007nbg. Unique identifier: us10007nbg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 122 km S of Acajutla, El Salvador.
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