Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 32 km southwest of Tinogasta, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 10:01 (GMT)

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 32 km southwest of Tinogasta, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 10:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 175 km depth

29 Jul 10:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Jul 29 10:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 196.0 to 175.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2019 10:01:38 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 175.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.22°S / 67.84°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNE of Vinchina (La Rioja) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SW of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NNW of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WNW of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) NW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1145 km (711 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4175 kmLa Rioja Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.3144 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaUSP
M 4.5120 kmLa Rioja, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.5120 km25km SSE of Tinogasta, ArgentinaUSGS

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 32 km southwest of Tinogasta, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 10:01 (GMT)
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