Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, 219 km northwest of Chilecito, Argentina, on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 at 17:51 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 102 km depth
30 Oct 20:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 25 minutes.
Depth: 101.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.559°S / 68.795°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (72 mi) W of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Vinchina (La Rioja) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) E of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) W of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1264 km (785 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||102 km||145 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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