Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 61 km northwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 04:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 68 km depth
12 Jan 04:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.931°S / 69.86°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) NW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SW of San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WNW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) NW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) WNW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1148 km (714 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: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||68 km||108 km al E de Monte Patria||GUG (U. Chile)|
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