Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Wednesday, 7 December 1994 at 03:37 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Jujuy, Argentina, on Wednesday, 7 December 1994 at 03:37 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 235 km depth

Date & time: 7 Dec 1994 03:37:54 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 235.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.422°S / 66.639°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Curutu (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000)
124 km (77 mi) SW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430)
134 km (83 mi) W of Humahuaca (Jujuy) (pop: 11,400)
161 km (100 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200)
196 km (122 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
673 km (418 mi) S of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
723 km (449 mi) SSW of Santa Cruz (Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.0235 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Jujuy, Argentina, 7 December 03:37 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 19 May 1995 09:31 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    230 km (142.9 mi) depth
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Wednesday, 7 December 1994 at 03:37 (GMT)
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