Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 62 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 13:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 142 km depth
7 Dec 14:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 141.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.662°S / 69.954°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1126 km (700 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||142 km||62 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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