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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 63km SW of Vinchina, Argentina on Thursday, 27 March 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 63km SW of Vinchina, Argentina on Thursday, 27 March 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 63km SW of Vinchina, Argentina on Thursday, 27 March 2014
Date & time: Thu, 27 Mar 23:50:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, March 27, 2014 20:50:52
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 9.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.1297°S / 68.7083°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (208 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 27 Mar
Thu, 27 Mar 23:50 UTCM 5.7 / 21 kmLA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Thu, 27 Mar 23:50 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmSan Juan Province, Argentina[Map]GFZ
Thu, 27 Mar 23:50 UTCM 5.6 / 2 kmLA RIOJA, ARGENTINA[Map]EMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 27 Mar 23:55 UTCM 3.9 / 108 km - [info] (223 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar (15 earthquakes)
Fri, 28 Mar 00:10 UTCM 5.4 / 13.4 km - [info] (213 km)72km SW of Vinchina, Argentina
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 28 Mar 00:10 UTCM 5.0 / 33 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 00:29 UTCM 3.0 / 244 km - [info] (218 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 00:50 UTCM 3.0 / 40 km - [info] (164 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 01:04 UTCM 2.6 / 26 km - [info] (222 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 01:54 UTCM 2.6 / 2 km - [info] (211 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 03:20 UTCM 3.1 / 10 km - [info] (209 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 04:32 UTCM 3.2 / 6 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 08:06 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info] (203 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 11:03 UTCM 3.4 / 10 km - [info] (215 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 11:31 UTCM 2.6 / 23 km - [info] (211 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 12:38 UTCM 2.8 / 4 km - [info] (212 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 14:12 UTCM 3.1 / 12 km - [info] (212 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 20:52 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km - [info] (222 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 28 Mar 23:41 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km - [info] (217 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar (7 earthquakes)
Sat, 29 Mar 05:54 UTCM 4.2 / 8.1 km - [info] (203 km)183 km al NE de Paihuano[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 29 Mar 18:48 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info] (209 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar 20:24 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (211 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar 20:50 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km - [info] (210 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar 21:42 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar 22:20 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info] (213 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sat, 29 Mar 22:20 UTCM 2.7 / 9 km - [info] (217 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 30 Mar
Sun, 30 Mar 00:22 UTCM 2.7 / 21 km - [info] (193 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 30 Mar 07:55 UTCM 3.1 / 18 km - [info] (203 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 30 Mar 12:09 UTCM 3.4 / 2 km - [info] (195 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 30 Mar 12:09 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 30 Mar 16:11 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] (202 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar (7 earthquakes)
Mon, 31 Mar 03:50 UTCM 2.6 / 9 km - [info] (209 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar 04:55 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] (200 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar 15:28 UTCM 3.3 / 10 km - [info] (209 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar 17:58 UTCM 4.1 / 103 km - [info] (288 km)COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 31 Mar 19:56 UTCM 2.6 / 93 km - [info] (240 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar 22:25 UTCM 3.6 / 42 km - [info] (218 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 31 Mar 22:43 UTCM 2.8 / 105 km - [info] (263 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Tue, 1 Apr
Tue, 1 Apr 11:51 UTCM 3.2 - [info] (226 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Tue, 1 Apr 16:55 UTCM 2.9 / 11 km - [info] (210 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Tue, 1 Apr 21:45 UTCM 3.0 / 11 km - [info] (212 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 2 Apr
Wed, 2 Apr 07:30 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 2 Apr 07:30 UTCM 3.1 / 14 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 2 Apr 18:58 UTCM 4.5 / 179 km - [info] (178 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 2 Apr 19:31 UTCM 4.3 / 15 km - [info] (304 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 2 Apr 21:20 UTCM 2.7 / 82 km - [info] (302 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Thu, 3 Apr
Thu, 3 Apr 01:13 UTCM 2.8 / 11 km - [info] (193 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Thu, 3 Apr 18:03 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Fri, 4 Apr
Fri, 4 Apr 07:58 UTCM 3.6 / 4 km - [info] (208 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES
Fri, 4 Apr 11:32 UTCM 3.5 / 107 km - [info] (297 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES
Fri, 4 Apr 14:33 UTCM 3.2 / 13 km - [info] (206 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES
Fri, 4 Apr 18:54 UTCM 3.5 / 6 km - [info] (209 km)LA RIOJA (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES
Fri, 4 Apr 23:29 UTCM 2.6 / 126 km - [info] (195 km)SAN JUAN (Argentina)
[Map]
INPRES

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