Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Andalgala, 91 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sunday, 4 January 1976 at 04:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 127 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.75°S / 66.231°W (Departamento de Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of La Cocha (Tucuman) (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Los Altos (Santa Rosa) (pop: 6,420) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Monteros (Tucuman) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 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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