Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 99 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Thursday, 1 May 1975 at 06:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 168 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 168.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.006°S / 66.647°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) SW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||168 km||Catamarca, Argentina||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 05 Jun 1975 14:32 UTC| M 4.8 |167 km (103.8 mi) depth|22 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 08 May 1975 10:39 UTC| M 4.4 |168 km (104.4 mi) depth|9 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details