Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 85 km northeast of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 at 22:01 (GMT)

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 85 km northeast of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 at 22:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 109 km depth

10 Aug 22:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2016 22:01:53 UTC
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.13°S / 70.19°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NE of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Los Andes (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1131 km (703 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.8109 km SAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 2.8109 km50 km al SE de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 85 km northeast of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 at 22:01 (GMT)
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