Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Off Coast of Central America on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at 11:26 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake Off Coast of Central America 12 May 10:41 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 1 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Off Coast of Central America on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at 11:26 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 May 11:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 13 May 2017 11:26:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.94°N / 90.11°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Club Salinitas
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
122 km (76 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (Changhua) (pop: 124,700)
130 km (81 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
131 km (82 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (Alappuzha) (pop: 176,700)
139 km (87 mi) SW of Apopa (pop: 112,200)
194 km (121 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
339 km (210 mi) WSW of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (pop: 850,800)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.910 kmOff Coast of Central AmericaGFZ
M 4.957 km- offshore El SalvadorUSGS
M 4.915 kmNicaraguaINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Marcos Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Off Coast of Central America on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at 11:26 (GMT)
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