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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Sunday, 2 April 2017
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
(403.7 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We were at Las Palmas Resort in Huatulco, Mexico. We were all sitting outside. It was a very quick bang and vibration, as if something hit the floor with force. Then it was over. I never experienced an earthquake before so I asked staff if that is what is was. They said yes. No damage.
Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Sacatepequez, Guatemala (127.1 km SE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Not as bad as the first one. I was already awake from the first one, so this one didn't scare me.
Nuevo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) (303 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very mild but woke me up. It was very long (via EMSC)
Antigua guatemala / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(136.2 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Santa Tecla (El Salvador) (279 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en El Salvador (via EMSC)
Guatemala (241.9 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Ijen volcano photos: Ijen volcano in East Java is famous for its turquoise acid crater lake and the large sulfur deposits that are being mined by local workers. At night, the scene is illuminated by ghostly blue flames, as sulfur ignites.
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