A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Salvador in El Salvador on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -89.1965 West, latitude 13.6769 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 15:51:31 / April 23, 2017 @ 3:51 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:31 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k4n. Id of event: us10008k4n.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 2 km (1 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de María, Atescatempa, Metapán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km SW of San Salvador, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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