Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 65 km south of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on 12/12/2015 22:43:23 hs
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 104 km depth
Local time at epicenter: 12/12/2015 22:43:23 hs
Depth: 103.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.874°S / 69.683°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 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 (73 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1094 km (680 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||104 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.