Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 64 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 9 December 2019 at 08:19 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 64 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 9 December 2019 at 08:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 198 km depth

9 Dec 08:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 203.0 to 195.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 195.0 to 198.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2019 08:19:04 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 198.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.98°S / 66.89°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) WSW of San Ramon de la Nueva Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1441 km (895 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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 4.2198 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.5203 kmJujuy, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.5203 km105 km al E de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.5228 km82km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.2228 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 64 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 9 December 2019 at 08:19 (GMT)
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