Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 27 km south of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 4 October 1974 at 03:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 533 km depth
Date & time: 4 Oct 1974 03:58:31 UTC
Depth: 533.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.753°S / 63.732°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NE of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NE of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NE of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||533 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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