A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 110 kilometers (68 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -89.2334° West, latitude 12.4956° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000jlpq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlpq. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:01:48 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 12:01:48 / March 26, 2019 @ 12:01 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Rosario, La Libertad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from El Rosario (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 110 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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