A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 17:15:46 / June 14, 2019 @ 5:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -89.7073° West, 13.1707° North, depth 29.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.83 km (19 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:15:46 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000411p. Unique identifier: us6000411p.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilopango, Quezaltepeque, Coatepeque (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 48 km SSE of Acajutla, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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