A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Chirilagua in El Salvador on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 15:02:18 / October 25, 2019 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 72.99 km, -88.3045° West, 12.5345° North. Event id: us600062wl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062wl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.99 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:02:18 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, San Rafael Oriente, Jiquilisco (min 5000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 77 km SSW of Chirilagua, El Salvador.
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