Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 171 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 3 April 2020 at 11:52 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 206 km depth
3 Apr 12:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 206.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.97°S / 66.84°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||206 km||Jujuy, Argentina||EMSC|
|M 4.2||206 km||115 km al E de Socaire (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.9||219 km||SALTA (Argentina)||INPRES|
|M 4.0||223 km||71km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina||USGS|
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