A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 14:45:12 / June 30, 2020 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -89.337° West, 12.6434° North. Id of earthquake: us7000af4e. Event ids that are associated: us7000af4e. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:12 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from La Libertad (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Libertad (min 5000 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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