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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 205 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 13:25 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 205 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 13:25 GMT Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 205 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 13:25 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 212 km depth

5 Mar 16:35 UTC: First to report: USP after 3 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 5, 2020 13:25:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.8
Depth212.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude23.05584°S / 66.88158°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode23.056°N / 113.118°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSP
Nearest volcanoPoquis (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities124 km (77 mi) W of Aguilar (pop: 3,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (105 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
171 km (106 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
205 km (128 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (134 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
229 km (143 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
243 km (151 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
244 km (151 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
262 km (163 mi) W of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.8212 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (29 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 2, 2020 19:55
2 years ago
3.0

248 km
82 km SW of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
May 2, 2020 06:55
2 years ago
3.6

211 km
122 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 30, 2020 21:25
2 years ago
3.6

230 km
126 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 29, 2020 16:47
2 years ago
3.9

258 km
93 km SW of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 29, 2020 16:04
2 years ago
4.7

202 km
175 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 28, 2020 11:20
2 years ago
3.8

188 km
218 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Apr 27, 2020 22:51
2 years ago
3.1

219 km
184 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 26, 2020 10:40
2 years ago
2.8

212 km
225 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 24, 2020 06:54
2 years ago
2.9

237 km
189 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 22, 2020 04:01
2 years ago
3.6

249 km
90 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 16, 2020 12:08
2 years ago
3.3

199 km
127 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 14, 2020 16:49
2 years ago
3.5

254 km
183 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 13, 2020 10:52
2 years ago
3.0

231 km
185 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 12, 2020 21:27
2 years ago
3.5

247 km
185 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 6, 2020 06:16
2 years ago
3.5

240 km
183 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 3, 2020 20:32
2 years ago
3.0

237 km
219 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Apr 3, 2020 00:12
2 years ago
2.8

192 km
186 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Apr 2, 2020 05:43
2 years ago
2.9

224 km
188 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 27, 2020 17:58
2 years ago
3.2

238 km
100 km E of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Mar 25, 2020 18:48
2 years ago
3.3

248 km
192 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Mar 25, 2020 13:10
2 years ago
2.7

232 km
167 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 24, 2020 21:13
2 years ago
3.9

191 km
221 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Mar 24, 2020 20:06
2 years ago
3.2

241 km
188 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 21, 2020 15:45
2 years ago
3.1

235 km
130 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 18, 2020 11:33
2 years ago
3.1

236 km
182 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 15, 2020 20:56
2 years ago
3.2

231 km
100 km W of Aguilar, Departamento de Humahuaca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 12, 2020 03:59
2 years ago
3.1

223 km
206 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 10, 2020 14:44
2 years ago
2.6

218 km
195 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Mar 6, 2020 20:04
2 years ago
3.9

223 km
182 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore

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