Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 67 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 13:47 (GMT)

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 67 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 13:47 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 118 km depth

24 Jan 14:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.1 to 117.5 km.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2017 13:47:17 UTC
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 117.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.736°S / 70.472°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1170 km (727 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.8118 km15 km al NE de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 67 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 13:47 (GMT)
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