Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 198 km west of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 23 March 2020 at 16:33 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 198 km west of Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 23 March 2020 at 16:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 145 km depth

23 Mar 16:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 186.0 to 154.0 km.
Mar 24 14:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 154.0 to 145.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Mar 2020 16:33:16 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.29°S / 67.29°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Incaguasi (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) WSW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.7145 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
4.7154 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
4.7155 km100km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
5.0147 km72 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
4.1172 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.7145 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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