Mag. 4.5 earthquake - El Salvador on Sunday, 14 May 2017 at 21:36 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - El Salvador on Sunday, 14 May 2017 at 21:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 70 km depth

14 May 21:49 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 14 May 2017 09:36:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.29°N / 89.78°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) S of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
48 km (30 mi) S of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
54 km (34 mi) WSW of La Libertad (pop: 16,900)
69 km (43 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700)
78 km (48 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
170 km (106 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.570 kmEl SalvadorGFZ

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328.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Few 2 minute rumble, again much like a heavy truck passing. (reported through our app)
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