Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 60 km southwest of La Quiaca, Departamento de Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 16:24 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 60 km southwest of La Quiaca, Departamento de Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 16:24 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 262 km depth

15 Dec 16:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Dec 15 17:46: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 304.0 to 262.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Dec 2019 16:24:33 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 262.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.39°S / 66.09°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cerros de Tocopuri (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) WNW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NNW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.3262 kmJujuy, ArgentinaEMSC
4.3262 km55km NW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaUSGS

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