Mag. 4.7 earthquake - - 94km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, on 2017-05-12 09:22:32 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 May 16:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-12 09:22:32 -06:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.8219°N / 90.2092°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700)
147 km (91 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
152 km (95 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
156 km (97 mi) SW of Apopa (pop: 112,200)
205 km (127 mi) S of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||- 94km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador||USGS|
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