Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Departamento de Tinogasta, 316 km west of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Saturday, 31 December 2016 at 08:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 88 km depth
31 Dec 08:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.47°S / 68.8°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) W of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) E of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
626 km (389 mi) NW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1271 km (790 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||88 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.3||88 km||4.3 CATAMARCA, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
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