A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Intipuca in El Salvador. Exact location, longitude -87.9859° West, latitude 13.1682° North, depth = 149.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:58:21 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000fv6s. Event ids that are associated: us2000fv6s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 21:58:21 / July 2, 2018 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.74 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Choluteca (c. 75 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Choluteca, Ciudad Barrios, Berlín. Close country/countries, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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