Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, 24 December 1988 at 04:26 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 194 km depth
Depth: 193.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.522°S / 66.666°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Curutu (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1472 km (915 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||194 km||Jujuy, Argentina||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Jujuy, Argentina, 24 December 1988 04:26 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
- 12 Jun 1989 08:57 UTC| M 4.2 |237 km (147.3 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 04 May 1989 12:17 UTC| M 4.2 |162.6 km (101 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 31 Mar 1989 09:31 UTC| M 4.6 |197.7 km (122.8 mi) depth|66 km (41 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 24 Feb 1989 01:59 UTC| M 4.8 |204.4 km (127 mi) depth|61 km (38 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 03 Feb 1989 13:43 UTC| M 4.8 |190.5 km (118.4 mi) depth|60 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details