A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Jocoro in El Salvador. The temblor was picked up at 07:55:15 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 07:55:15 / October 22, 2020 @ 7:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 239.62 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000cb7w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb7w. Exact location of event, depth 239.62 km, -88.0396° West, 13.6498° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Honduras (c. 7 989 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jesús de Otoro, Zacatecoluca, Ajuterique. Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Vicente (c. 41 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Zacatecoluca (c. 39 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from La Unión (c. 26 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Lorenzo (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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