A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Intipucá in El Salvador. Exact location of earthquake, -88.2321° West, 12.5846° North, depth 59.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.24 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:24:40 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3hq. Unique identifier: us6000c3hq. The temblor was picked up at 00:24:40 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Unión, Santa Elena, Jiquilisco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Rafael Oriente (c. 19 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SSW of Intipucá, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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