Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 1 May 2020 at 01:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 1 May 2020 at 01:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 183 km depth

1 May 01:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
May 1 01:09: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 196.0 to 181.0 km.
May 1 06:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 181.0 to 183.0 km.
Date & time: 1 May 2020 01:01:04 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 183.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.02°S / 66.94°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Incaguasi (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1440 km (895 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 4.8183 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.9178 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.8179 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.8168 km71km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.8213 km68 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.9168 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 177 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 1 May 2020 at 01:01 (GMT)
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