Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 49 km southwest of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 7 August 2017 at 02:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 147 km depth
7 Aug 03:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 147.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.55°S / 69.87°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1123 km (698 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||147 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 3.4||147 km||74 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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