A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. Exact location of earthquake, -89.5651° West, 13.0818° North, depth 57.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.7 km (36 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:12:02 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008d59. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008d59. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 14:12:02 / March 10, 2020 @ 2:12 pm.
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 Concepción de Ataco, El Congo, Tonacatepeque. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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