A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 20:01:17 / June 2, 2019 @ 8:01 pm. Id of earthquake: us70003ule. Event ids that are associated: us70003ule. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:17 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -89.5067° West, 13.0616° North, depth 53.01 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.01 km (33 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan Opico, Juayúa, Tonacatepeque. Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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