A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 98 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador (61 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005s50. Event ids that are associated: us70005s50. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 23:08:57 / September 29, 2019 @ 11:08 pm. Exact location, longitude -90.2499° West, latitude 12.8016° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:57 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador.
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