A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 107 km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador (66 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:04:12 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -88.4252° West, latitude 12.2948° North, depth = 31.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.01 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 09:04:12 / August 19, 2017 @ 9:04 am. Event id: us2000a9qb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9qb.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 107 km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador.
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