Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Departamento de Vinchina, 182 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, 4 November 2018 at 16:16 (GMT)

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - Departamento de Vinchina, 182 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, 4 November 2018 at 16:16 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 23 km depth

4 Nov 16:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 24 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.2 to 23.3 km.
Date & time: 4 Nov 2018 16:16:19 UTC
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 23.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.177°S / 68.993°W (Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) NW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) W of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) N of San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) WNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) WSW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1235 km (767 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.523 km147 km al SE de Tierra AmarillaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.523 km LA RIOJA, ARGENTINAEMSC

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Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Departamento de Vinchina, 182 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, 4 November 2018 at 16:16 (GMT)
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