Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 62 km southwest of La Gomera, Guatemala, on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 05:48 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 62 km southwest of La Gomera, Guatemala, on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 05:48 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

31 Aug 05:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 31, 2017 05:48:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.77°N / 91.53°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode: 13.77°S / 88.47°E
Nearest volcano: Atitlán (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Concepcion (Nueva Concepción) (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WSW of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.910 kmNear Coast of GuatemalaGFZ
5.060 km OFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
5.035 km- 48km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, GuatemalaUSGS

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