Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 87 km southwest of Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Sunday, 17 January 2016 at 14:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 144 km depth
17 Jan 15:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 143.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.819°S / 70.144°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1137 km (707 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||144 km||42 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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