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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - San Juan Province, Argentina on Monday, 31 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - San Juan Province, Argentina on Monday, 31 December 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 135.0 to 92.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 31 December 2018 10:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.85°S / 69.2°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (181 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Mon, 31 Dec 10:49 UTCM 5.0 / 109 kmSAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC
Mon, 31 Dec 10:49 UTCM 5.4 / 150.7 km74 km al E de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 31 Dec 10:49 UTCM 5.4 / 96.5 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
Mon, 31 Dec 10:49 UTCM 5.3 / 101.2 km- 49km S of Calingasta, ArgentinaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Mendoza, Argentina / MMI IV (Light shaking): I am in the 7th floor of a hotel and I felt the whole room and bed shaking.
Mendoza / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Providencia, Santiago (233.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Initial shake enough to wake me from a light sleep and feel the gentle shakes subside. Was on 12th floor of a building.
Mendoza / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We have been at breakfast in Mendoza in the 17th floor of our hotel when we felt moderate shaking for about 20 second, afterwards for about 2 minutes lighter shaking
Neuquen (795.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Me desperté y sentí una vibración (via app)
(121.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Movimiento en muebles y ventanas abiertas. Fuerte y corto (via app)
Mendoza / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Movimiento fuerte y corto tiempo
Santiago, Chile. (229.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was awaken by ondulatory movement. It lasted ~29 seconds.
Las Condes Parque Araucano / MMI IV (Light shaking): Brief light shaking,woke me up on 15th floor
Vina del mar / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(253 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(121.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Rawson (70.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(216.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sudden jolt, the light vibration (via app)
Santiago Las Condes / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shaking
Santiago / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt light shaking in Las Condes, Santiago.
Santiago / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(115.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Santiago, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sentimos un remezón
Las Condes, Santiago (217.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up
Mendoza (353 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago, cl (226.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mendoza, Argentina / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mendoza, Argentina
(206.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was a short sharp quake; i had one dog and 3 cats on my bed and they all ran outside. I was half asleep so wasn't sure if it was a lorry passing! (I'm on ground floor) (via app)
(216.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Ciudad de San Juan (70.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Mendoza, Argentina / MMI IV (Light shaking): I am in the 7th floor of a hotel and I felt the whole room and bed shaking.
Villa alemana (244.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Valparaiso (25.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(118.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Maintecillo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(215.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(127.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Providencia, Santiago (224.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(218.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Con con / MMI IV (Light shaking): On the sixth floor of concrete high rise near Concon
Zapallar chile / MMI IV (Light shaking): Zapallar chile
Santiago / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago chile / MMI III (Weak shaking): rocking
El Golf, Las Condes, Santiago / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Providencia santiago chile / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Short and minor shake, 4 seconds or less
(227.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
santiago avenida la plaza / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up through it
Santiago (38.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Valparaiso / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago ( El Bosque, Chile) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up
(120.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Mendoza, argentina / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Serena (285.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Santiago de / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Las condes, Santiago / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(215.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(214.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Mendoza, Argentina / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(118.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Se sintió fuertisimo hace unos instantes. Además fue largo (via app)
Uspallata (Argentina) (88 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sacudió todo por varios segundos, fueron varias veces, la primera fue la más intensa. (via EMSC)
El Challao (Argentina) (124 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was short and strong! (via EMSC)
(Argentina) (85 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fug U (via EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile) (247 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Largo (via EMSC)
Peñaflor (Chile) (246 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Largo, mucho ruido y ondulatorio. (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (219 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mediana intensidad en SANTIAGO (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): harmlos und kaum spürbar (via EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile) (212 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Intenso en un tercer piso, con mucho ruido. (via EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile) (207 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Just a little shake (via EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile) (204 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shook for a few short seconds. Scared me and the animals, cats & dogs ran outside. located on ground floor. Ok i was asleep so it may have been a huge lorry passing!! (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (130 km S from epicenter)(no details): Vibración de ventanas, colgantes. (via EMSC)
(Argentina) (85 km E from epicenter)(no details): Mucho ruido y vibración breve (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (12620 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bed shook (via EMSC)
Algarrobo (Chile) (275 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Casablanca (Chile) (260 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Casablanca, Chile. (via EMSC)
Buin (Chile) (248 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Suave y perceptible (via EMSC)
Concón (Chile) (240 km SW from epicenter)(no details): En Concon Chile en piso 14. Se sintio movimiento leve. (via EMSC)
Villa Alemana (Chile) (235 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Casi ni se sintió. (via EMSC)
Maipú (Chile) (226 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en santiago de chile muy leve y rapido (via EMSC)
La Cisterna (Chile) (225 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve y suave, acá en el segundo piso de la casa.La Cisterna, Región metropolitana. (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (220 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Con ruido subterráneo (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (218 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve movimiento y corto (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento susve (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rápido y leve, Santiago centro (via EMSC)
Puchuncaví (Chile) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Un poco largo (via EMSC)
Renca (Chile) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento leve y corto . Desde Santiago de Chile (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (214 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shook me out of my bed early morning in Santiago de Chile. Luckily it was only a very short shake, of maybe 2 or 3 seconds. (via EMSC)
Quilicura (Chile) (214 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rapidito pero leve (via EMSC)
Recoleta (Chile) (212 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (212 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Leve y breve en Las Condes, Santiago. Chile (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (210 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Las Condes, aproximadamente 5.5 grados. Breve. (via EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile) (209 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Con ruido pero suave (via EMSC)
Colina (Chile) (207 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mercalli 3 a 4 (via EMSC)
San Felipe (Chile) (165 km SW from epicenter)(no details): San Felipe, V región cordillera, me levanté a afirmar el TV (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (129 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Short intense like a wave ups and downs, also noises on earth, no damages (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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