A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70004gj7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004gj7. The temblor was picked up at 21:05:54 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 03:05:54 / July 10, 2019 @ 3:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -89.4498° West, 13.1573° North, depth 58.2 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto El Triunfo, Suchitoto, Tacuba. Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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.
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