A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Francisco Menéndez in El Salvador on Thursday. Event id: us7000c7ni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7ni. The temblor was detected at 19:01:24 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.68 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -90.3629 West, latitude 13.469 North, depth = 53.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 19:01:24 / October 29, 2020 @ 7:01 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Sonsonate (c. 59 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ahuachapán (c. 34 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chalchuapa (c. 32 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barberena (c. 30 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Izalco (c. 19 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masagua, Barberena, Chalchuapa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km SW of San Francisco Menéndez, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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