Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 72 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 6 February 2016 at 07:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 128 km depth
6 Feb 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.78°S / 70.43°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1164 km (724 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||128 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.3||128 km||16 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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