A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.15 km (41 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -88.7721 West, latitude 12.9711 North, depth = 66.15 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:52:18 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003xed. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xed. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 05:52:18 / June 9, 2019 @ 5:52 am.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop). Close 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 Antiguo Cuscatlán, Nuevo Cuscatlán, San Martín.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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