A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Saturday. Event id: us6000c0i1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0i1. The temblor was detected at 13:32:05 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -88.7889 West, latitude 13.0447 North, depth = 67.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.3 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 13:32:05 / September 19, 2020 @ 1:32 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Apopa, Guatajiagua, Sensuntepeque. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Apopa (c. 112 200 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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