Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Santa Catalina, 34 km west of La Quiaca, Departamento de Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, 26 January 2020 at 18:44 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Santa Catalina, 34 km west of La Quiaca, Departamento de Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, 26 January 2020 at 18:44 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 266 km depth

26 Jan 18:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jan 26 18:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 298.0 to 266.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Jan 2020 18:44:04 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 266.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.06°S / 65.92°W (Departamento de Santa Catalina, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cerros de Tocopuri (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) N of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (213 mi) S of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
5.2266 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
5.3265 kmJujuy, ArgentinaEMSC
5.4277 kmSouthern BoliviaGeoAu
5.3278 km33km W of Villazon, Bolivia (Argentina)USGS

User reports for this quake (1)

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İSTANBUL / not felt
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