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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Off Coast of Central America on Thursday, 24 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Off Coast of Central America on Thursday, 24 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Off Coast of Central America on Thursday, 24 November 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 49.0 to 10.0 km.
Nov 24 18:52: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.9.
Nov 24 18:53: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 48.0 km.
Nov 24 18:59: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 32.0 km.
Nov 24 19:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 10.0 km.
Nov 25 10:40: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.9.
Date & time: Thursday, 24 November 2016 18:43 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.93°N / 88.87°W (El Salvador)
Nearest volcano: Usulután (171 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 24 Nov 2016
Thu, 24 Nov 18:43 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmOFF COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICAEMSC
Thu, 24 Nov 18:43 UTCM 7.0 / 10.3 km- 149km SSW of Puerto El Triunfo, El SalvadorUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Trujillo, Perú (2480.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Ligeramente, estuve apoyado en la mesa y sentí un leve movimiento. (via app)
Guatemala / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(289.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Salvador (199.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Leon (222.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was sitting by the kitchen table when it and my chair started to vibrate and shake back and forwards. Tried to shake it similar with my hands afterwards which was not possible. The water in the dogs waterbowl also was shaking, spilling over a little on both sides. It was not scary. But we definetely could tell that it was an earthquake.
Costa Rica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(571 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Diriomo, Dept Granada, Nicaragua / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(1853.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
(224.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Lo senti fuerte y largo (572.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fuerte y largo (via app)
Jinotepe / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Grecia (549.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Managua (279.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel (214.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Temblor muy fuerte, se movan muebles. (via app)
(289.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(194.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(201.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(284.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(1852.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(199.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Guatemala (345.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Long shaking (via app)
(354.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(572.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Somoto (Nicaragua) (302 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (290 km E from epicenter)(no details): P-waves and S-waves felt clearly spaced by a short space, of about a second or two. (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (338 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en la Ciudad de Guatemala, me encontraba en un piso cuatro, y se sintió con fuerza, y duro poco más de un minuto. (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (289 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió algo parecido a dos temblores, siendo el segundo el más fuerte. Muyfuerte!!! (via EMSC)
Managua (Nicaragua) (283 km E from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento ligeramente fuerte que movió los muebles y paredes (via EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (347 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duró bastante, pero se sintió suave aquí. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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