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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Jujuy Province, Argentina on Saturday, 18 February 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Jujuy Province, Argentina on Saturday, 18 February 2017

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Jujuy Province, Argentina on Saturday, 18 February 2017
Feb 18 12:15: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 243.0 to 197.0 km.
Feb 18 12:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 197.0 to 193.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 18 February 2017 12:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 193.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.94°S / 66.69°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (25 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 18 Feb 2017
Sat, 18 Feb 12:10 UTCM 6.3 / 191 kmJUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC
Sat, 18 Feb 12:10 UTCM 6.3 / 200.6 km- 50km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Calama (283.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): En Calama mediana intensidad y mucho ruido (via app)
Antofagasta, Chile (377.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Se sintió muy largo (via app)
(378.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Cumana (Venezuela) (3809 km N from epicenter)(no details): Solo sentí la vibración y escuche y vi como se movían las cosas (via EMSC)
Alto Hospicio (Chile) (531 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Gentle swaying movement, no longer than 10 seconds long (via EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile) (374 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fue largo y fuerte (via EMSC)
San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina) (356 km SE from epicenter)(no details): En San Miguel de Tucumán se sintió, despertándome por el mismo y se movían las lámparas del techo. Casa de dos pisos (via EMSC)
Tocopilla (Chile) (408 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Strong earthquake. (via EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile) (375 km W from epicenter)(no details): En Antofagasta. Largo y fuerte. Se semtio ña onda primera y luego la segunda. (via EMSC)

 

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