Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 74 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 at 12:54 (GMT)

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 74 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 at 12:54 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 144 km depth

21 Dec 13:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 143.0 to 144.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Dec 2016 12:54:49 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 144.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.606°S / 70.136°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1145 km (711 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: 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1144 km49 km al NE de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.1144 km SAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC

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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 74 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 at 12:54 (GMT)
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