Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFF THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR on Sunday, 21 May 2017 at 08:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 May 09:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.6°N / 90.19°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) SSW of Acajutla (pop: 22,800)
134 km (83 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
155 km (96 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (pop: 124,700)
163 km (101 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
168 km (104 mi) SW of Soyapango (pop: 329,700)
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (pop: 176,700)
173 km (108 mi) SW of Apopa (pop: 112,200)
230 km (143 mi) S of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||10 km||OFF THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR||EMSC|
|M 4.3||10 km||- 116km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador||USGS|
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