Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 31 km southeast of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 29 November 1985 at 04:02 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 532 km depth
Date & time: 29 Nov 1985 04:02:12 UTC
Depth: 532.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.766°S / 63.663°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NE of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) NE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) SSE of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.5||532 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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