Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 185 km west of Chimbas, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 10:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 121 km depth
12 Apr 10:54 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 120.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.287°S / 70.464°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) W of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of San Martin (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) WSW of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
1186 km (737 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||121 km||53 km al E de Combarbalá||GUG (U. Chile)|
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