Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Belén, 124 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 7 May 1984 at 14:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 170 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 170.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.889°S / 66.866°W (Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) SE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) NW 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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