Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 62 km northwest of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, on 2017-01-20 05:20:46 -03:00
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 102 km depth
20 Jan 08:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-01-20 05:20:46 -03:00
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.3328°S / 68.6093°W (Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) NW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WSW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) N of San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) NW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1195 km (742 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||102 km||- 61km NW of Vinchina, Argentina||USGS|
|M 4.2||102 km||LA RIOJA, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
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