A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.19 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70006be3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006be3. The temblor was picked up at 21:53:12 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 03:53:12 / November 22, 2019 @ 3:53 am. Exact location of event, longitude -88.6938 West, latitude 13.0395 North, depth = 71.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Barrios, Sensuntepeque, Antiguo Cuscatlán.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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