A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1i0. Unique identifier: us6000a1i0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 04:43:24 / May 29, 2020 @ 4:43 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 81.69 km (51 miles). Exact location of event, depth 81.69 km, -89.208° West, 13.1347° North. The temblor was detected at 04:43:24 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Congo, Aguilares, Nahuizalco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 41 km SSE of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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