Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 88 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 21:25 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 88 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 21:25 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 200 km depth

17 Dec 21:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Dec 17 21:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 224.0 km.
Dec 18 01:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 224.0 to 200.0 km.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2019 21:25:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.1°S / 67.18°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Caichinque (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) WSW of San Ramon de la Nueva Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1446 km (899 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> 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

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 4.32 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.0224 km62 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.3203 kmSalta, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.2209 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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