A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador. Exact location, longitude -89.1014° West, latitude 13.1066° North, depth = 49.89 km. The temblor was reported at 03:27:11 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). 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 49.89 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us2000blxy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blxy. Global time and date of event 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 09:27:11 / November 11, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jucuapa, San Juan Opico, Ciudad Arce (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two 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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