A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:24:42 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 10:24:42 / November 26, 2017 @ 10:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -88.6351 West, latitude 12.7392 North, depth = 53.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.06 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bugv. Unique identifier: us2000bugv.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Rosario, Nueva Guadalupe, Santiago Nonualco. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Berlín (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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