Light 4.8 quake hits near La Quiaca, Argentina
Mon, 23 Nov 2020, 22:2722:27 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 4 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Abra Pampa, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early evening on Monday 23 November 2020 at 7.07 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 277 km below the surface.
4.8 quake Jujuy Province, Argentina, 23 Nov 7.07 pm (GMT -3)
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abra Pampa (pop. 9,400) located 59 km from the epicenter, La Quiaca (pop. 14,800) 89 km away, El Aguilar (pop. 3,700) 90 km away, and Humahuaca (pop. 11,400) 114 km away.
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Date & time: Mon, 23 Nov 22:07 UTC
Depth: 264.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.6°S / 66.2°W
Primary data source: GFZ