A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 142 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (88 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:26:54 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -88.9673 West, latitude 12.0593 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100088x9. Unique identifier: us100088x9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 13:26:54 / March 6, 2017 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 142 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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