Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 166 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 14:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 127 km depth
22 Mar 15:06 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 126.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.873°S / 70.245°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of San Martin (Mendoza) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1144 km (711 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||127 km||33 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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