Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 182 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 14 May 2020 at 17:16 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 182 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 14 May 2020 at 17:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 167 km depth

14 May 17:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 171.0 km.
May 14 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 171.0 to 167.0 km.
Date & time: 14 May 2020 17:16:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 167.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.13°S / 67.06°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Incaguasi (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1437 km (893 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 4.8167 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.6202 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.9163 km4.9 Salta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.8183 km97km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.9193 km92 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.8167 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 182 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 14 May 2020 at 17:16 (GMT)
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