A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes off the coast of Central America kilometers (0 miles) from Central America on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 73.35 km, -88.7499° West, 12.9605° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.35 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d0e6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0e6. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 17:09:08 / January 15, 2021 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:09:08 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Miguel (c. 161 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Usulután (c. 51 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cojutepeque (c. 48 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delgado, Antiguo Cuscatlán, Nuevo Cuscatlán.
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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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