A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -89.0519° West, 13.2312° North, depth 55.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006asn. Unique identifier: us70006asn. The temblor was detected at 20:08:14 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 02:08:14 / November 21, 2019 @ 2:08 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.99 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chalatenango, El Congo, Izalco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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