A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Id of earthquake: us70005gyt. Event ids that are associated: us70005gyt. The temblor was detected at 11:09:34 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 17:09:34 / September 5, 2019 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -88.7892° West, 12.6952° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Berlín (c. 11 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santiago Nonualco (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de María, Berlín, Santiago Nonualco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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