A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 120 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador (75 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:37 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70007pwa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pwa. Exact location of event, longitude -89.361 West, latitude 12.4041 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:53:37 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 120 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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