A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 09:36:28 / July 26, 2018 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.86 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:36:28 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.8632 West, latitude 13.3152 North, depth = 56.86 km. Id of earthquake: us2000geac. Event ids that are associated: us2000geac.
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalpatagua, El Rosario, Ilopango (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km S of Acajutla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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