A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 106 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador (66 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:25:42 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.94 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000kcll. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000kcll. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.2736 West, latitude 12.5297 North, depth = 41.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/19 / 2019-04-08 22:25:42 / April 8, 2019 @ 10:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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