A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has been issued near La Libertad in El Salvador (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -89.2719 West, latitude 13.2428 North, depth = 65.08 km. Global time and date of event 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 09:03:32 / May 30, 2019 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00psb7tv, pt19150000, us70003t2n. Id of event: us70003t2n. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:32 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.08 km (40 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jutiapa, San Marcos, Nueva Ocotepeque (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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