Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 161 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 19:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 124 km depth
17 Feb 19:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.98°S / 70.16°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Los Andes (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1133 km (704 mi) W 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||124 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.1||124 km||44 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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