A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Antiguo Cuscatlan in El Salvador on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -89.249 West, latitude 13.6933 North, depth = 4.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gdm. Id of event: us10008gdm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:02:04 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 20:02:04 / April 10, 2017 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Marcos, Jiquilisco, Nueva Ocotepeque (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 2 km NNW of Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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