Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 179 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 30/07/2020 13:38:05 -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 179 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 30/07/2020 13:38:05

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 186 km depth

30 Jul 16:44 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
Jul 30 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 197.0 to 186.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Jul 2020 16:38:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30/07/2020 13:38:05
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 186.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.402°S / 67.132°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1416 km (880 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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
M 4.3186 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.4179 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.3173 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.6204 km102 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.4180 km88 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.2180 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 179 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 30/07/2020 13:38:05
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