Mag. 4.8 earthquake - SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 20:45 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 20:45 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 116 km depth

9 Mar 20:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Mar 9 21:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 153.0 to 136.0 km.
Mar 9 21:03: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.0 to 116.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 08:45:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 116.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.45°S / 70.18°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) E of Pirca Las Juntas (Departamento de Calingasta)
73 km (46 mi) W of Calingasta (pop: 8,180)
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Salamanca (Choapa, Chile) (pop: 13,300)
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Illapel (Choapa, Chile) (pop: 22,800)
154 km (95 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000)
156 km (97 mi) W of San Juan (Departamento de Capital) (pop: 447,000)
205 km (127 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900)
228 km (141 mi) N of Santiago (Chile) (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.8120 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.7139 km48 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.8116 km70km W of Calingasta, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.9102 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
M 4.610 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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198.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
San Felipe (Chile, 158 km S of epicenter) : San Felipe, V región cordillera, casi imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
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