A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Exact location, longitude -90.2101° West, latitude 12.9236° North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 05:07:22 / September 6, 2018 @ 5:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:07:22 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000h94l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h94l. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acajutla. Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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