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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Off the coast of Central America on Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Off the coast of Central America on Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Date & time: Wed, 27 Dec 15:11:00 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.2658°N / 84.4384°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Galápagos Rift (251 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Bahia de Caraquez, Manabi, Ecuador / not felt: Why do you say this earthquake struck off the coast of Central America when the closest land mass is Ecuador???
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 28 Dec
Thu, 28 Dec 00:25 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (223 km) OFF COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 Feb
Fri, 23 Feb 12:11 UTCM 4.5 / 39 km - [info] (292 km)- Off the coast of Central America[Map]USGS
Tue, 3 Apr
Tue, 3 Apr 13:56 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (276 km)Off Coast of Central America
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 3 Apr 15:55 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (304 km)- Off the coast of Central America
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 3 Apr 16:59 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (281 km)Off Coast of Central America
[Map]
GFZ
(15909.3 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IX (Violent shaking)

 

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