A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 61.76 km, -88.7242° West, 12.6204° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 03:09:38 / September 5, 2020 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 61.76 km (38 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:38 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bi9c. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bi9c.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, El Tránsito, Usulután (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 5 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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