A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.9 km (29 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:53:08 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 45.9 km, -89.4347° West, 13.1897° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 13:53:08 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arps. Id of event: us2000arps.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Ana, Aguilares, San Sebastián.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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