Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 165 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Friday, 18 December 2015 at 08:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 141 km depth
18 Dec 08:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 141.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.69°S / 70.273°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1154 km (717 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||141 km||33 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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