A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 104 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 22:18:02 / August 22, 2020 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:18:02 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.7146° West, 12.353° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bj78. Event ids that are associated: us6000bj78.
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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