A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Unique identifier: us70003xl5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003xl5. The temblor was detected at 03:12:18 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.51 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 09:12:18 / June 10, 2019 @ 9:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -88.5726° West, 13.03° North, depth 67.51 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuscatancingo, Tonacatepeque, Antiguo Cuscatlán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 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 four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 28 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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