A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Conchagua in El Salvador on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 06:44:28 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/18 / 2018-05-06 12:44:28 / May 6, 2018 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000dzau. Event ids that are associated: us1000dzau. Exact location of event, longitude -87.9446 West, latitude 13.2824 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Triunfo, Zacatecoluca, San Vicente. Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Choluteca (c. 75 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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