A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:18 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5sh. Unique identifier: us2000i5sh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.69 km (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 09:12:18 / November 2, 2018 @ 9:12 am. Exact location, longitude -89.3316° West, latitude 12.9995° North, depth = 55.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quezaltepeque, Sonzacate, Apopa. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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