Moderate 4.7 quake hits near San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
Sun, 23 May 2021, 18:4618:46 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 8 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Sunday 23 May 2021 at 3:37 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 176 km below the surface.
4.7 quake 23 May 3:37 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 San Antonio de los Cobres (pop. 4,000) located 90 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 23 May 2021 18:37 GMT
Depth: 175.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.92°S / 67.12°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Primary data source: GFZ
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