A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 74.79 km (46 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qu5. Id of event: us70006qu5. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:30 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.4496° West, 12.8898° North, depth 74.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 06:38:30 / December 25, 2019 @ 6:38 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Rosario, San Vicente, Guatajiagua (min 5000 pop).
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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSE of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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