Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Ambato, 47 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 00:44 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Ambato, 47 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 00:44 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Jun 00:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Jun 2017 00:44:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.09°S / 65.99°W (Departamento de Ambato, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NW of El Rodeo (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNE of Mutquin (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNE of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Los Altos (Santa Rosa) (pop: 6,420) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.210 kmSantiago Del Estero Prov., ArgentinaGFZ
4.6152 km- 53km NW of Poman, ArgentinaUSGS

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Merlo provincia de San Luis (484.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Por acá no se sintió nada (reported through our app)  
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