Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 14 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 11 August 2016 at 10:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 134 km depth
11 Aug 10:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 134.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.39°S / 69.55°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WNW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1101 km (684 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||134 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.4||134 km||98 km al O de San Juan.||GUG (U. Chile)|
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