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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - San Juan Province, Argentina on Monday, 20 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - San Juan Province, Argentina on Monday, 20 May 2019
May 20 11:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 124.0 km.
May 20 11:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 124.0 to 106.0 km.
May 20 11:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Date & time: Mon, 20 May 11:18:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.5°S / 69.91°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (216 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.6 / 111 kmSan Juan, ArgentinaEMSC
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.4 / 102.8 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.5 / 133.7 km50 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.2 / 49 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaBMKG
Mon, 20 May 11:18 UTCM 5.6 / 102.3 km46km WSW of Calingasta, ArgentinaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Santiago / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(225 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Valparaíso Chile (699.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(200 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Mucho ruido (via app)
(221 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(241.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mucho ruido leve movimiento (via app)
(234 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Santiago / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(221.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(181.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Santiago de Chile - Region Metropolitana - Quinta / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(221 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(201.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Santiago,Avenida Peru / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Santiago / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt in Santiago, hyatt hotel Top floor light shaking of bed
viña del mar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Buenos aires (1174.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Animales inquietos (via app)
(220.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(219.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santiago / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(215.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
San Juan Argentina (130.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(224.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Still in bed, woke up my sleeping wife. Was wavy, about 15 seconds total
Santiago / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lasted only about 5 seconds. Top of the ritz Carlton hotel, felt shaking and moving of small objects (lampshades)
(190 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(106.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Movimiento corto 20 seg (via app)
(235.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rattling woke us up, seemed to last 1-2 minutes
(186.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(260.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(226.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(185.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Las Cabras (Chile) (328 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sismo leve intensidad, pero perceptible el la región de O'Higgins en Chile. A las 07:20 hora local (via EMSC)
Casablanca (Chile) (241 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mucho ruido. Movimiento corto y moderado (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (218 km S from epicenter)(no details): it sounded and felt like a strong wind shaking the house (via EMSC)
Vicuña (Chile) (171 km NW from epicenter)(no details): IV Mercalli (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (220 km S from epicenter)(no details): Todo bien en Santiago (via EMSC)
San Felipe (Chile) (151 km S from epicenter)(no details): San Felipe, V región cordillera, movimiento suave, no ameritó levantarse a afirmar la TV (via EMSC)
Quillota (Chile) (194 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó. Fuerte movimiento rápido. Solo de 5 segundos app. (via EMSC)
Copiapo (Chile) (460 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en Copiapó. (via EMSC)
Vallenar (Chile) (330 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió como un penduño y duró poco tiempo (via EMSC)
El Tabo (Chile) (259 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Muy largo (via EMSC)
Casablanca (Chile) (233 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Suave (via EMSC)
La Florida (Chile) (226 km S from epicenter)(no details): Estava durmiendo (via EMSC)
Maipú (Chile) (225 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y rápido (via EMSC)
Peñalolén (Chile) (221 km S from epicenter)(no details): Suave, II A III (via EMSC)
Peñalolén (Chile) (220 km S from epicenter)(no details): Un sismo corto de una sola sacudida, sin ruido subterráneo. Como decimos aqui, cordillerano y profundo. (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero largo (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio por pocos segundos (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Mucho ruido, como un choque. No se sintió movimiento. (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fue con mucho ruido ,y una vibración corta pero fuerte (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Omg very very ston (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): No fue fuerte, sino un poco largo (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (219 km S from epicenter)(no details): Un solo movimiento suave (via EMSC)
Recoleta (Chile) (218 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt it Santiago (via EMSC)
Recoleta (Chile) (218 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte pero corto (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (217 km S from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (216 km S from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve en providencia, Santiago (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (216 km S from epicenter)(no details): se sintió en Las Condes, Santiago (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (215 km S from epicenter)(no details): Acaba de temblar en Santiago de Chile a las 7;22 am (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (214 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sismo con origen lejano (via EMSC)
Quilicura (Chile) (211 km S from epicenter)(no details): Su movimiento moderado .....!!! (via EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile) (210 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Casi imperceptible (via EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile) (208 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Santiago de Chile (via EMSC)
Lampa (Chile) (204 km S from epicenter)(no details): Desperté con el movimiento (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (203 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Coquimbo se sintió bastante fuerte en sector alto (via EMSC)
Concón (Chile) (203 km SW from epicenter)(no details): long and noisy movement (via EMSC)
Colina (Chile) (203 km S from epicenter)(no details): fuerte y corto 3 A 4 mercalli (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (197 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fueron 2 segundos y fue suave. (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (197 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió levemente cómo un crugido (via EMSC)
Papudo (Chile) (164 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Sentimos suave en papudo (via EMSC)
(Argentina) (154 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió muy fuerte y largo, como movimientos circulares y ondulantes. Por alguna razón pensé que el epicentro era aquí en San Juan. It felt very strong and long. With circular and wavy motions. For some reason I had the feeling the epicenter would be here in San Juan. (via EMSC)
Ovalle (Chile) (141 km NW from epicenter)(no details): muy largo se movio como cuna (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 20 May 11:24 UTCM 3.8 / 95 km - [info]San Juan, Argentina[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 May 11:35 UTCM 2.9 / 134.6 km - [info]47 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres (Argentina)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 20 May 17:07 UTCM 3.6 / 29 km - [info]Offshore Valparaiso, Chile[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 May 20:05 UTCM 3.5 / 119 km - [info]San Juan, Argentina[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 May 2019
Thu, 23 May 11:38 UTCM 3.7 / 38 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 May 21:00 UTCM 2.9 / 55.6 km - [info]29 km al O de La Ligua (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 24 May 2019
Fri, 24 May 04:52 UTCM 2.7 / 123 km - [info]22 km al SE de Mina Los Pelambres (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 24 May 13:01 UTCM 2.6 / 26.4 km - [info]23 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 25 May 2019
Sat, 25 May 03:09 UTCM 2.8 / 126.6 km - [info]70 km al E de Combarbalá (Argentina)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 25 May 16:42 UTCM 3.9 / 132 km - [info]San Juan, Argentina[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 May 2019
Sun, 26 May 03:36 UTCM 3.1 / 49 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 May 03:47 UTCM 2.7 / 88.6 km - [info]28 km al SE de Petorca (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 26 May 07:08 UTCM 2.7 / 55.1 km - [info]12 km al NO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 26 May 11:51 UTCM 3.2 / 55 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 May 15:08 UTCM 3.4 / 85.8 km - [info]25 km al O de Petorca (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 27 May 2019
Mon, 27 May 20:30 UTCM 3.4 / 72 km - [info]Valparaiso, Chile[Map]EMSC
Mon, 27 May 21:56 UTCM 4.4 / 24.2 km - [info]44km W of Ovalle, Chile[Map]USGS
Mon, 27 May 22:15 UTCM 2.9 / 36.6 km - [info]44 km al NO de Punitaqui (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 28 May 2019
Tue, 28 May 09:24 UTCM 2.8 / 31.4 km - [info]46 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 28 May 22:57 UTCM 2.9 / 28.5 km - [info]41 km al SO de Canela Baja (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 29 May 2019
Wed, 29 May 00:50 UTCM 3.5 / 129 km - [info]San Juan, Argentina[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 May 17:12 UTCM 2.8 / 15.1 km - [info]25 km al NO de Punitaqui (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 29 May 21:18 UTCM 3.3 / 138.3 km - [info]37 km al N de Mina Los Pelambres (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 30 May 2019
Thu, 30 May 04:42 UTCM 2.8 / 25.2 km - [info]38 km al NO de Punitaqui (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 1 Jun 2019
Sat, 1 Jun 21:39 UTCM 2.6 / 55.1 km - [info]19 km al O de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 2 Jun 2019
Sun, 2 Jun 02:18 UTCM 2.8 / 27.9 km - [info]33 km al SE de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 2 Jun 19:49 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Offshore Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Mon, 3 Jun 2019
Mon, 3 Jun 04:08 UTCM 2.9 / 35.5 km - [info]11 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 3 Jun 21:31 UTCM 3.4 / 21 km - [info]Offshore Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Mon, 3 Jun 21:52 UTCM 2.7 / 30.4 km - [info]27 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 3 Jun 22:24 UTCM 3.2 / 30.2 km - [info]34 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 3 Jun 22:52 UTCM 2.8 / 33.3 km - [info]14 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 4 Jun 2019
Tue, 4 Jun 04:11 UTCM 2.7 / 31.4 km - [info]30 km al O de Canela Baja (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 4 Jun 04:42 UTCM 3.4 / 32 km - [info]Offshore Coquimbo, Chile[Map]EMSC
Tue, 4 Jun 06:52 UTCM 3.2 / 123.6 km - [info]48 km al E de Combarbalá (Argentina)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 4 Jun 10:33 UTCM 4.4 / 30.4 km - [info]65km WNW of La Ligua, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 5 Jun 2019
Wed, 5 Jun 05:02 UTCM 2.7 / 33.9 km - [info]12 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 6 Jun 2019
Thu, 6 Jun 23:35 UTCM 3.0 / 132.7 km - [info]98 km al E de Combarbalá (Argentina)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 7 Jun 2019
Fri, 7 Jun 03:19 UTCM 3.0 / 31.2 km - [info]26 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 8 Jun 2019
Sat, 8 Jun 03:31 UTCM 2.6 / 29.5 km - [info]11 km al NO de Canela Baja (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 8 Jun 16:59 UTCM 3.5 / 50 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Jun 19:01 UTCM 2.7 / 32 km - [info]47 km al O de Punitaqui (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 8 Jun 21:34 UTCM 2.7 / 35.7 km - [info]12 km al NO de Punitaqui (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 8 Jun 22:10 UTCM 3.3 / 43 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Sun, 9 Jun 2019
Sun, 9 Jun 03:05 UTCM 3.6 / 145.1 km - [info]76 km al SE de Mina Los Pelambres (Argentina)
I FELT IT
[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 9 Jun 09:41 UTCM 2.6 / 36 km - [info]23 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Mon, 10 Jun 00:00 UTCM 2.7 / 32.8 km - [info]41 km al NO de Canela Baja (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 10 Jun 03:17 UTCM 4.7 / 60 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Mon, 10 Jun 03:27 UTCM 3.0 / 55 km - [info]Coquimbo, Chile
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Mon, 10 Jun 04:25 UTCM 2.9 / 33.3 km - [info]54 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

 

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