A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70003h3p. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003h3p. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 20:12:42 / May 5, 2019 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:12:42 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -88.5321 West, latitude 12.7897 North, depth = 64.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.43 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Unión, El Rosario, San Alejo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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