A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 106 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 19:07:30 / March 26, 2019 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:30 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jlxq. Event ids that are associated: us1000jlxq. Exact location, longitude -89.1574° West, latitude 12.5285° North, depth = 56.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.94 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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