A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Chirilagua in El Salvador on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:49:11 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b556. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b556. Global time and date of event 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 05:49:11 / July 28, 2020 @ 5:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.46 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -88.3358° West, 12.6843° North, depth 59.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berlín, Jucuapa, San Alejo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santiago de María (c. 15 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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