A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 01:00:33 / June 1, 2020 @ 1:00 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:33 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -88.7635° West, 12.6848° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a3e1. Id of event: us6000a3e1.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jucuapa, Chinameca, El Rosario (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Berlín (c. 11 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Jucuapa (c. 10 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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