Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 86 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 18:42 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 86 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 18:42 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 174 km depth

15 Dec 18:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 174.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Dec 2019 18:42:07 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 174.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.19°S / 67.17°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
190 km (118 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1437 km (893 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 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8174 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 5.0170 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 5.0182 km93km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 5.0203 km77 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 5.2158 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 86 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 18:42 (GMT)
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