Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 161 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 04:11 (GMT)

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Departamento de Calingasta, 161 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 04:11 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 122 km depth

16 Mar 04:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Mar 2017 04:11:46 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 121.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.953°S / 70.165°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Los Andes (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1135 km (705 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.0122 km42 km al E de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.0122 km SAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 161 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 04:11 (GMT)
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