Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 141 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 27 March 2017 at 06:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 129 km depth
27 Mar 10:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Depth: 129.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.679°S / 70.019°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (43 mi) SW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) WSW of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1131 km (703 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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|M 2.8||129 km||56 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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