A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Exact location of earthquake, -89.9964° West, 13.1015° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 01:03:59 / September 30, 2019 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:59 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005npp. Unique identifier: us70005npp.
The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ahuachapán (c. 34 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Izalco (c. 19 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sonzacate (c. 15 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ahuachapán, Armenia, Tacuba. Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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