Mag. 4.0 earthquake - - 82km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, on 2017-05-27 06:58:45 -06:00

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - - 82km SSW of Acajutla, El Salvador, on 2017-05-27 06:58:45 -06:00

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 38 km depth

28 May 06:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 27 May 2017 12:58:45 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-27 06:58:45 -06:00
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.8851°N / 90.0539°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Izalco (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Club Salinitas
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Sonsonate (pop: 59,500)
117 km (73 mi) S of Ahuachapán (pop: 34,100)
122 km (76 mi) SW of Santa Tecla (Changhua) (pop: 124,700)
130 km (81 mi) SW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
134 km (84 mi) SSW of Santa Ana (Alappuzha) (pop: 176,700)
140 km (87 mi) SW of Apopa (pop: 112,200)
201 km (125 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.038 km- 82km SSW of Acajutla, El SalvadorUSGS

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