A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Id of earthquake: us700058t2. Event ids that are associated: us700058t2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.18 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -88.647° West, 12.5362° North, depth 46.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:58:58 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/19 / 2019-08-27 15:58:58 / August 27, 2019 @ 3:58 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael Oriente, Santa Elena, El Tránsito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 83 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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