A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000jjje. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjje. The temblor was reported at 16:32:44 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.4496 West, latitude 12.8991 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 22:32:44 / March 20, 2019 @ 10:32 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Salvador, Zacatecoluca, Santo Tomás. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Antiguo Cuscatlán (c. 33 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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