Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 79 km southwest of Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Friday, 19 August 2016 at 15:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 145 km depth
19 Aug 16:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.96°S / 69.82°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1103 km (686 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||145 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.0||145 km||74 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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