A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (79 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000a930. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a930. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 13:13:34 / August 13, 2017 @ 1:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -88.7942° West, latitude 12.1582° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:13:34 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 127 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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