A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Ilopango in El Salvador on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -89.1094 West, latitude 13.6937 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 22:32:48 / November 22, 2019 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70006cjw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006cjw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:48 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atescatempa, Chinameca, Nueva Guadalupe (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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