A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador. Unique identifier: us70007mfg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mfg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:35:57 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.81 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 06:35:57 / February 10, 2020 @ 6:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -90.1238 West, latitude 12.941 North, depth = 61.81 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acajutla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 78 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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