A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006v4m. Unique identifier: us70006v4m. Global time and date of event 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 02:12:35 / January 6, 2020 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -88.461° West, latitude 12.6687° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 20:12:35 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de María, San Rafael Oriente, Santa Elena (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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