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Latest quakes in or near Argentina in the past 24 hours on Thursday, December 8, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 8, 2022 14:32 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Argentina was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.4, 2 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 1 quake of magnitude 2.8.
A light magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred in Jujuy, Argentina, 9 hours ago.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.4 | 184 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Argentina (updated )

Past 24 hours4 quakes1 quake M2+2 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 7 days80 quakes34 quakes M2+33 quakes M3+12 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 30 days184 quakes53 quakes M2+104 quakes M3+26 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days470 quakes66 quakes M2+335 quakes M3+66 quakes M4+3 quakes M5+
Past 365 days3,148 quakes1,315 quakes M2+1,574 quakes M3+246 quakes M4+11 quakes M5+2 quakes M6+

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Thursday, December 8, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 8, 2022 2:05 am (GMT -3) (Dec 8, 2022 05:05 GMT)
4.4

247 km
184 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 10:32 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 8, 2022 01:32 GMT)
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n/a
56 km northwest of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina (unconfirmed) 5 reportsMore
Dec 7, 2022 9:52 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 8, 2022 00:52 GMT)
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n/a
32 km east of José C. Paz, Buenos Aires, Argentina (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 3 reports
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 7, 2022 8:11 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 7, 2022 23:11 GMT)
3.2

224 km
119 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 4:46 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 7, 2022 19:46 GMT)
3.4

227 km
Argentina, 143 km south of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 12:30 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 7, 2022 15:30 GMT)
2.8

250 km
Antofagasta, Argentina More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1011 joules (73.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 63.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in Argentina?

The last earthquake in Argentina occurred 9 hours ago: Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 184 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:05 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Argentina today?

In the past 24 hours, Argentina had 6 quakes up to magnitude 4.4.

What was the strongest quake in Argentina today?

The strongest earthquake in Argentina today occurred 9 hours ago: Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 184 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:05 am (GMT -3).

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