Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 22:1422:14 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 8 minutes ago, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck near San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early evening on Thursday 11 March 2021 at 6:54 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 162 km below the surface.
5.2 quake 11 Mar 6:54 pm (GMT -3)
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 5.3 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Antonio de los Cobres (pop. 4,000) located 77 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 11 Mar 2021 6:54 pm (GMT -3) local time (11 Mar 2021 21:54 GMT)
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.3°S / 67.07°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Primary data source: GFZ
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