Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 52 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, on Thursday, 19 May 2016 at 20:25 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 52 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, on Thursday, 19 May 2016 at 20:25 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 154 km depth

19 May 20:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
May 19 20:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 251.0 to 179.0 km.
May 19 20:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 179.0 to 152.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 152.0 to 155.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 155.0 to 154.0 km.
Date & time: 19 May 2016 20:25:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 154.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.99°S / 66.57°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (277 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.1154 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGFZ
5.0157 km CATAMARCA, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.9152 km- 43km SSW of Andalgala, ArgentinaUSGS
5.6160 km111 km al O de San Fernando del ValleGUG (U. Chile)

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Copiapó (Chile, 376 km W of epicenter) : Felt Earthquake in Copiapó City, Atacama Region, Chile. (reported through EMSC)  
Copiapó (Chile, 376 km W of epicenter) : Moderado el sismo (reported through EMSC)  
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