Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Jujuy Province, Argentina on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 1 km west of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 18:57 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 1 km west of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 18:57 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 198 km depth

11 Feb 19:03 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Feb 11 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 187.0 to 198.0 km.
Date & time: Feb 11, 2015 18:57:21 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 198.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.03°S / 66.61°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode: 23.03°N / 113.39°E
Nearest volcano: Cerros de Tocopuri (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) WNW of Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) NNW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.7198 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
6.7191 km93km W of El Aguilar, ArgentinaUSGS
6.6180 km JUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC
6.3240 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
6.7191 kmW of El Aguilar, ArgentinaGeoAu
6.6239 km115 km al E de SocaireGUG (U. Chile)

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Antofagasta (Chile, 387 km W of epicenter) : estamos en hornitos a 100 km norte de antofagasta. se movio con mucho temblorvde tierra y casi jula pauza entre primervy segundo golpe ademas demoro mucho en terminar por completo (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (353 quakes)

  • 10 Aug 2015 09:47 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    166.2 km (103.3 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Aug 2015 17:31 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    204 km (126.8 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 08 Aug 2015 15:37 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    237 km (147.3 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 08 Aug 2015 11:45 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    176 km (109.4 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Aug 2015 00:48 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    209 km (129.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 Aug 2015 20:59 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    220 km (136.7 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (49 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 Aug 2015 12:38 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    167 km (103.8 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (80 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Aug 2015 01:27 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    257 km (159.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 Aug 2015 00:20 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    226 km (140.4 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 06 Aug 2015 18:29 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    302.5 km (188 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Aug 2015 04:49 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    230 km (142.9 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (56 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 05 Aug 2015 01:01 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    209 km (129.9 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 03 Aug 2015 02:01 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    192 km (119.3 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 02 Aug 2015 09:14 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    220 km (136.7 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 01 Aug 2015 16:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    232 km (144.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 01 Aug 2015 13:14 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
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