A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported offshore El Salvador (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:04 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006rfn. Event ids that are associated: us60006rfn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 07:27:04 / December 14, 2019 @ 7:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -90.4126° West, 12.9° North, depth 36.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.08 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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