Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, 17 November 1994 at 05:35 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, 17 November 1994 at 05:35 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 274 km depth

Date & time: 17 Nov 1994 05:35:32 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 273.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.44°S / 66.02°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cerros de Tocopuri (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy)
46 km (28 mi) NW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430)
58 km (36 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi, Jujuy) (pop: 14,800)
93 km (58 mi) NNW of El Aguilar (Departamento de Humahuaca, Jujuy) (pop: 3,660)
190 km (118 mi) WNW of San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (Orán, Salta) (pop: 74,100)
209 km (130 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (Doctor Manuel Belgrano) (pop: 305,900)
562 km (349 mi) S of Cochabamba (Departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
596 km (371 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1274 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Jujuy, Argentina, 17 November 05:35 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 27 Nov 1994 10:10 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    260.3 km (161.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Thursday, 17 November 1994 at 05:35 (GMT)
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