Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 113 km southwest of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on 11/12/2015 05:53:55 hs
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 121 km depth
Local time at epicenter: 11/12/2015 05:53:55 hs
Depth: 120.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.01°S / 69.599°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1082 km (672 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||121 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
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