A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Berlin in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.06 km (124 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:01:28 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000j93r. Unique identifier: us1000j93r. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 02:01:28 / March 1, 2019 @ 2:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 200.06 km, -88.5404° West, 13.5684° North.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Opico, Intibucá, La Esperanza. Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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