Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 185 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at 07:51 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 236 km depth
15 Jan 10:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Depth: 236.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.73°S / 66.82°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1461 km (908 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: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.1||236 km||Jujuy, Argentina||EMSC|
|M 4.2||219 km||124 km al E de Socaire (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.2||174 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||USP|
User reports for this quake
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