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

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 205 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, 5 March 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.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2020 13:25:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 212.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.05584°S / 66.88158°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Poquis (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) W of El Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) W of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NNW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.8212 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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Salta Argentina / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (29 quakes):
  • 02 May 2020 19:55 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    248 km (154.1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 02 May 2020 06:55 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    211 km (131.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 30 Apr 2020 21:25 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    230 km (142.9 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 29 Apr 2020 16:47 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    258 km (160.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 29 Apr 2020 16:04 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    202 km (125.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Apr 2020 11:20 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    188 km (116.8 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 27 Apr 2020 22:51 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    219 km (136.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 26 Apr 2020 10:40 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    212 km (131.7 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 24 Apr 2020 06:54 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    237 km (147.3 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 22 Apr 2020 04:01 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    249 km (154.7 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 16 Apr 2020 12:08 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    199 km (123.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 14 Apr 2020 16:49 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    254 km (157.8 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 13 Apr 2020 10:52 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    231 km (143.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 12 Apr 2020 21:27 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    247 km (153.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 06 Apr 2020 06:16 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    240 km (149.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 03 Apr 2020 20:32 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    236.8 km (147.1 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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