Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Guatemala on Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 05:48 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 8.1 quake Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, 8 September 04:49 UTC, which followed after 8 days.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Guatemala on Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 05:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

31 Aug 05:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2017 05:48:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.77°N / 91.53°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Atitlán (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200)
62 km (39 mi) SW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (Santa Lucía Cotzulmalguapa) (pop: 62,100)
85 km (53 mi) S of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
87 km (54 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
146 km (91 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
253 km (157 mi) W of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000)
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

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M 4.910 kmNear Coast of GuatemalaGFZ
M 5.035 km- 48km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, GuatemalaUSGS

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