A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Mejicanos in El Salvador on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c1ma. Unique identifier: us2000c1ma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 181.51 km (113 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:03:41 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 16:03:41 / December 7, 2017 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 181.51 km, -89.2087° West, 13.7353° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 6 km (3 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 1 km (0 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, Esquipulas, Usulután.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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