Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 90 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at 07:18 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 182 km depth
12 Dec 07:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 182.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.24°S / 67.21°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1435 km (892 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||182 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.9||2 km||Salta, Argentina||EMSC|
|M 4.6||174 km||98 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.9||191 km||94km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina||USGS|
|M 4.4||180 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||USP|
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