A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6x6. Id of event: us2000i6x6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 07:27:22 / November 5, 2018 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -88.8794° West, latitude 12.5693° North, depth = 40.43 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.43 km (25 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:22 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiquilisco, Puerto El Triunfo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 86 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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