A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 76.59 km, -88.6517° West, 13.0056° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.59 km (48 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:22 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000an8y. Event ids that are associated: us7000an8y. Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 08:25:22 / July 14, 2020 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antiguo Cuscatlán, Delgado, San Francisco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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