A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from La Libertad in El Salvador on Monday. 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 69.01 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 14:12:43 / July 13, 2020 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:12:43 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000amrh. Id of event: us7000amrh. Exact location of earthquake, -89.4871° West, 13.2206° North, depth 69.01 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Apastepeque, San Sebastián, Tacuba (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km SSW of La Libertad, El Salvador.
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