A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa Tecla in El Salvador on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us7000692m. Event ids that are associated: us7000692m. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:40 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 04:19:40 / November 17, 2019 @ 4:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -89.3766° West, 13.684° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sensuntepeque, Asunción Mita, Metapán.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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