A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 02:30:54 / February 11, 2020 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -89.4639° West, latitude 13.0257° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:54 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007my6. Event ids that are associated: us70007my6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Apopa, Quezaltepeque, Tonacatepeque (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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