A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Intipuca in El Salvador on Monday. Event id: us60008f57. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f57. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:22:55 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 21:22:55 / March 9, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.9 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -88.0041° West, latitude 12.8932° North, depth = 71.9 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nacaome, Puerto Morazán, San Francisco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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