Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 61 km north of Vinchina, Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, on Thursday, 15 December 2016 at 10:46 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 186 km depth
15 Dec 12:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 57 minutes.
Depth: 186.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.24°S / 68.41°W (Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1186 km (737 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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||186 km||LA RIOJA, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 4.2||186 km||La Rioja Province, Argentina||GFZ|
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