A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Tuesday. Event id: us2000kcvr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kcvr. The temblor was detected at 06:33:58 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -88.7527 West, latitude 12.8999 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 12:33:58 / April 9, 2019 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Cojutepeque, Santo Tomás (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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