Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 33 km east of Londres, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sat, 2 Jun 2012 03:18 (America/Argentina/Catamarca)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 33 km east of Londres, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sat, 2 Jun 2012 03:18 (America/Argentina/Catamarca)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 152 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 seconds.
Date & time: 2 Jun 2012 06:18:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 2 Jun 2012 03:18 (America/Argentina/Catamarca)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 151.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.759°S / 66.804°W (Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SE of La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Hualfin (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) N of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.1152 km326 km al SE de El SalvadorGUG (U. Chile)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 20 Jul 2012 07:57 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    176 km (109.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jun 2012 06:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    154.6 km (96.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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