Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 154 km west of Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 09:23 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 196 km depth
22 Jan 09:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Depth: 196.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.32°S / 66.84°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1407 km (874 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: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||196 km||Salta Province, Argentina||GFZ|
|M 4.5||190 km||Salta, Argentina||EMSC|
|M 4.6||228 km||101 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.5||190 km||58km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina||USGS|
|M 4.2||234 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||USP|
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