M 5.1 in El Salvador on 16 May 2017 04:03 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 12.8809 , -90.1699
Event Date: 16 May 2017 04:03 UTC
Exposed Population: 170000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2017 04:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.5 (GTM)
INFORM Coping capacity list: GTM= 5.5; SLV= 4.6

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),