Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 186 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 03:52 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 186 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 03:52 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 227 km depth

27 Feb 04:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Feb 27 04:33: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 222.0 to 227.0 km.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2020 03:52:12 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 227.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.98°S / 67.02°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1448 km (900 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 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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 4.8227 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.8227 km76km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.3246 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 186 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 03:52 (GMT)
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