A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 02:03:47 / July 4, 2020 @ 2:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:03:47 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.8424° West, 12.5295° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ahpy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahpy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiquilisco, Puerto El Triunfo. Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop).
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. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 89 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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