Mag. 4.6 earthquake - - Offshore El Salvador on 2017-05-13 13:29:04 UTC
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 60 km depth
13 May 14:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-13 13:29:04 UTC
Depth: 59.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.0407°N / 89.9762°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
87 km (54 mi) SW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900)
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Armenia (pop: 15,000)
99 km (62 mi) S of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán) (pop: 34,100)
112 km (69 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
117 km (73 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||60 km||- offshore El Salvador||USGS|
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