A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (77 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 45.06 km, -88.8925° West, 12.2132° North. Id of earthquake: us100087et. Event ids that are associated: us100087et. The temblor was picked up at 01:08:26 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 07:08:26 / March 7, 2017 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.06 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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