Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 12 km north of Oran, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, 24 July 1984 at 22:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jul 1984 22:23:44 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.032°S / 64.342°W (Departamento de Oran, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) N of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Yuto (Ledesma, Jujuy) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) NNE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NNE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) NNE of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) SSE of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||33 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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