A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iygt. Id of event: us2000iygt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 73.16 km, -89.882° West, 13.4869° North. Global time and date of event 28/12/18 / 2018-12-28 00:49:37 / December 28, 2018 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:49:37 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.16 km (45 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Rosario, Aguilares, San José Acatempa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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