A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 03:06:30 / October 1, 2019 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005p6u. Id of event: us70005p6u. Exact location of earthquake, -89.3073° West, 13.1374° North, depth 69.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 69.52 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:06:30 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berlín, Aguilares, Juayúa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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