Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 09:57 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 09:57 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 175 km depth

9 Sep 10:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2017 09:57:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 175.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.16°S / 67.03°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) WSW of San Ramon de la Nueva Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1432 km (890 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7175 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.5167 km SALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 4.7172 km- 72km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.52 km74 km al SE de SocaireGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 09:57 (GMT)
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