Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 23 February 2020 at 22:47 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 23 February 2020 at 22:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 205 km depth

23 Feb 22:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Feb 23 23:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 218.0 to 205.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2020 22:47:29 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 205.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.04°S / 66.96°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1439 km (894 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: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 4.3205 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.3205 km107 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.6239 km87km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.4260 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 23 February 2020 at 22:47 (GMT)
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