A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a5gj. Id of event: us6000a5gj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.2055 West, latitude 13.1008 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:56:48 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 02:56:48 / June 3, 2020 @ 2:56 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio del Monte, Sonzacate, Sonsonate (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSE of La Libertad, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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