Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Departamento de Vinchina, 191 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 01:08 (GMT)

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Departamento de Vinchina, 191 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 01:08 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 109 km depth

8 Oct 01:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.0 to 109.0 km.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2016 01:08:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.08°S / 69.02°W (Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) NW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) W of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) ESE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) N of San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
596 km (371 mi) NW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1244 km (773 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: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.1110 km126 km al SE de Tierra AmarillaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.2121 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ

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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Departamento de Vinchina, 191 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 01:08 (GMT)
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