Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 170 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 25 January 2020 at 19:22 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 170 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 25 January 2020 at 19:22 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 173 km depth

25 Jan 19:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jan 25 19:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 208.0 to 179.0 km.
Jan 25 19:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 179.0 to 173.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Jan 2020 19:22:59 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.15°S / 66.94°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1428 km (887 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: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
M 4.9173 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 5.0180 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 5.0207 km113 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 5.0177 km69km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

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Antofagasta (Chile, 356 km W of epicenter) : Muy chico pero sensible Sentada en 2do piso de casa solida (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 170 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 25 January 2020 at 19:22 (GMT)
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