A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador. Unique identifier: us1000dtpl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dtpl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.145 West, latitude 13.2129 North, depth = 63.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.69 km (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:42:08 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 22:42:08 / April 27, 2018 @ 10:42 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nueva Guadalupe, Chinameca, Sensuntepeque (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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