A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ye2. Unique identifier: us70008ye2. Exact location, longitude -88.5384° West, latitude 12.9504° North, depth = 69.19 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 04:47:10 / April 10, 2020 @ 4:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.19 km (43 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:47:10 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Olocuilta, San Sebastián, Guatajiagua. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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