A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Acajutla in El Salvador on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:10:05 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.1974 West, latitude 12.8389 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgc1. Id of event: us7000dgc1. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 04:10:05 / March 6, 2021 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acajutla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 92 km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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