Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, 111 km northwest of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 08:30 (GMT)

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, 111 km northwest of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 08:30 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 125 km depth

8 Mar 08:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 127.2 to 124.7 km.
Date & time: 8 Mar 2017 08:30:25 UTC
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 124.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.419°S / 69.87°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SW of San Martin (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SSW of San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) SW of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
1093 km (679 mi) W of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.7125 km82 km al NE de Los Andes.GUG (U. Chile)

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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, 111 km northwest of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 08:30 (GMT)
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