A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:29 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.1485 West, latitude 13.2948 North, depth = 75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 04:01:29 / December 7, 2018 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000i3xs. Event ids that are associated: us1000i3xs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75 km (47 miles).
Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueva Guadalupe, Santa Ana, Chinameca. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SSW of El Rosario, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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