Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool
and interactive map widget
is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation
(PayPal).Online cc paymentThank you!
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - San Juan Province, Argentina on Thursday, 16 May 2019
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.46°S / 69.08°W
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Thursday, 16 May 2019 00:32 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 16 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.2 / 109 km||San Juan Province, Argentina||USP|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.1 / 100 km||San Juan, Argentina||EMSC|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.4 / 100.2 km||San Juan Province, Argentina||GeoAu|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.1 / 109.3 km||21km SE of Calingasta, Argentina||USGS|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.2 / 155 km||San Juan Province, Argentina||BMKG|
|Thu, 16 May 00:32 UTC||M 5.1 / 139.2 km||91 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
"I felt it" reports:
(157.9 km S from epicenter) [Map]
/ MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(128.4 km S from epicenter) [Map]
/ MMI III (Weak shaking)
(161.8 km S from epicenter) [Map]
/ MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(163.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map]
/ MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Felipe (Chile) (194 km SW from epicenter)
(no details): San Felipe, V región cordillera, casi imperceptible desde un segundo piso. (via EMSC)
Vicuña (Chile) (216 km NW from epicenter)
(no details): Movimiento circular (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (164 km S from epicenter)
(no details): Very light in Mendoza, Argentina (via EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina) (62 km E from epicenter)
(no details): Fuerte y corto. Con un solo sacudon y luego un pequeño baiben. Nada grave en la ciudad (via EMSC)
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
List and map of all volcanoes in Africa. Most volcanoes are located in the Great Rift Valley, but there are more.
Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
: A selection of our most popular trips, which we have been offering and improving over many years now: Stromboli & Etna, Santorini, Java, Ethiopia, Nyiragongo and more. Have a look!