Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 209 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 3 February 2020 at 08:17 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 209 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 3 February 2020 at 08:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 240 km depth

3 Feb 08:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Feb 3 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 203.0 to 240.0 km.
Feb 3 08:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Date & time: 3 Feb 2020 08:17:46 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 240.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.96°S / 67.26°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1464 km (909 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.2240 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.2240 km76 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 209 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 3 February 2020 at 08:17 (GMT)
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