Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 23 km northeast of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 19 December 1983 at 13:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 521 km depth
Date & time: 19 Dec 1983 13:58:41 UTC
Depth: 520.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.342°S / 63.688°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) ENE of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NE of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) SSE of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||521 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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