Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 167 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at 23:11 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 141 km depth
16 Jan 23:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 141.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.261°S / 70.269°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) W of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1170 km (727 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||141 km||69 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.4||141 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
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