Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, 96 km northwest of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, on 01/01/2016 01:15:54 hs
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 127 km depth
1 Jan 10:56 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 01/01/2016 01:15:54 hs
Depth: 126.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.206°S / 69.457°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of San Martin (Mendoza) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1062 km (660 mi) W 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||127 km||MENDOZA (Argentina)||INPRES|
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