A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. Id of earthquake: us70003tg9. Event ids that are associated: us70003tg9. 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: 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 22:36:18 / May 30, 2019 @ 10:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:36:18 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.5 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -89.4419° West, latitude 13.0837° North, depth = 68.5 km.
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guazapa, San Vicente, El Congo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 46 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.