A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Puerto El Triunfo in El Salvador. Exact location of event, longitude -88.9357 West, latitude 12.9418 North, depth = 65.21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg5a. Id of event: us6000dg5a. 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: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 08:42:09 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:42:09 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.21 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayutuxtepeque, Mejicanos, San Martín. Nearby country/countries, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from San Salvador (c. 526 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Soyapango (c. 329 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Tecla (c. 124 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Delgado (c. 71 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Marcos (c. 54 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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