A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, offshore El Salvador kilometers (0 miles) from offshore El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.1886° West, 12.8521° North. Global time and date of event 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 23:33:16 / May 13, 2017 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008s9e. Unique identifier: us10008s9e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:33:16 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acajutla.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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