A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (66 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c2fy. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2fy. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:44:22 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -88.7585° West, 12.3422° North, depth 35 km. 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: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 06:44:22 / September 29, 2020 @ 6:44 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador.
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