Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 207 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 21:21 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 207 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 21:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 224 km depth

6 Jan 21:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Jan 6 21:39: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 224.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2020 21:21:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 224.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.88°S / 67.2°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1468 km (912 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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 4.0224 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.0224 km77 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.4219 km80km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

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tillamook oregon / not felt
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