A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.78 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: us10008dyt. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dyt. Global time and date of event 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 16:24:45 / April 2, 2017 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:24:45 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 56.78 km, -89.2483° West, 12.7365° North.
Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santiago Nonualco (c. 9 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Olocuilta (c. 6 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from El Rosario (c. 5 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rosario de Mora (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacatecoluca, Olocuilta, Rosario de Mora. Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
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 sixty-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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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