A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005tt1. Unique identifier: us70005tt1. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:53:15 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -89.8332° West, 12.8657° North, depth 53.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.41 km (33 miles). Global time and date of event 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 02:53:15 / October 13, 2019 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Libertad, Acajutla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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