A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000cbzj. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbzj. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -88.5247 West, latitude 12.5652 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 02:47:37 / November 8, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:37 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, El Tránsito, Usulután (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo (c. 19 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Tránsito (c. 9 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jiquilisco (c. 9 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chirilagua (c. 6 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 5 900 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 79 km S of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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