A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km S of La Libertad, El Salvador (66 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 09:53:42 / March 15, 2021 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000djgi. Event ids that are associated: us7000djgi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.46 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.2405 West, latitude 12.5221 North, depth = 58.46 km. The temblor was detected at 09:53:42 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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