A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 106 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c6ly. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6ly. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 03:18:32 / October 8, 2020 @ 3:18 am. The temblor was detected at 03:18:32 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -88.936° West, latitude 12.4027° North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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