Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 66 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 4 August 2016 at 00:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 132 km depth
4 Aug 00:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 132.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.68°S / 69.98°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of San Martin (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (94 mi) W of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) SW of San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WSW of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
1128 km (701 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||132 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.3||132 km||59 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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