A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 102 km SW of Acajutla, El Salvador (63 miles). Unique identifier: us2000i7xq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7xq. Exact location of event, longitude -90.5422 West, latitude 12.9818 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 10:21:33 / November 7, 2018 @ 10:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:21:33 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 102 km SW of Acajutla, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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