Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, 1 January 1984 at 22:08 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 272 km depth
Depth: 272.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.81°S / 66.16°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Poquis (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NW of El Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) W of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (284 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1515 km (941 mi) NNW of Buenos Aires (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||272 km||Jujuy, Argentina||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Jujuy, Argentina, 1 January 1984 22:08 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 May 1984 06:55 UTC| M 4.8 |261.9 km (162.7 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details