A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:18 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.6 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u0r. Id of event: us70003u0r. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 01:44:18 / June 1, 2019 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -89.2913° West, latitude 13.1244° North, depth = 66.6 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suchitoto, Usulután, Juayúa. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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