Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Juan B. Alberdi, 16 km southwest of Aguilares, Departamento de Rio Chico, Tucuman, Argentina, on Friday, 13 January 1978 at 01:21 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.54°S / 65.716°W (Departamento de Juan B. Alberdi, Tucuman, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Galan (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Aguilares (Río Chico) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NNW of La Cocha (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Monteros (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Famailla (Famaillá) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Bella Vista (Departamento de Leales) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Termas de Rio Hondo (Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Yerba Buena (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Alderetes (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 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||33 km||Tucuman, Argentina||USGS|
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