A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Sebastián in El Salvador. Exact location of event, depth 174.26 km, -88.8633° West, 13.7243° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 07:41:03 / June 26, 2020 @ 7:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.26 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:03 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000abye. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000abye.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sonsonate, Chalchuapa, Metapán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km WSW of San Sebastián, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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