A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.71 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jn4i. Unique identifier: us2000jn4i. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/19 / 2019-02-25 22:29:17 / February 25, 2019 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:17 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -88.7196° West, latitude 12.9943° North, depth = 59.71 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuscatancingo, San Alejo, Delgado. Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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