Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Tucuman Province, Argentina, on Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at 15:55 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.44755°S / 65.6691°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Monteros (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Famailla (Famaillá) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SW of Bella Vista (Departamento de Leales) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Yerba Buena (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of Termas de Rio Hondo (Río Hondo) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Alderetes (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Tafi Viejo (pop: 48,500) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) S of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||10 km||Tucuman Province, Argentina||USP|
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