Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km southeast of San Jose, Guatemala, on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 at 20:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
2 Apr 21:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Apr 2019 20:49:00 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.29°N / 90.31°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Moyuta (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Acajutla (El Salvador) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Iztapa (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán, El Salvador) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) S of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSE of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SSE of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Sensuntepeque (El Salvador) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||20 km||Offshore El Salvador (Guatemala)||EMSC|
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