A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from El Rosario in El Salvador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.99 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007c6m. Id of event: us60007c6m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 21:31:18 / January 7, 2020 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:31:18 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -89.0175° West, 13.2026° North, depth 77.99 km.
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Izalco, Chalatenango, Aguilares.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km S of El Rosario, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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