Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 172 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 1 February 2020 at 12:35 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 214 km depth
1 Feb 12:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 214.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.91°S / 66.81°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) NW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1443 km (897 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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||214 km||Jujuy, Argentina||EMSC|
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