Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 103 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Tuesday, 25 March 1975 at 06:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 178 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 178.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.959°S / 66.659°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) N of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.9||178 km||Catamarca, Argentina||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 08 May 1975 10:39 UTC| M 4.4 |168 km (104.4 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 May 1975 06:07 UTC| M 5.2 |168 km (104.4 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details