Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 28 km southeast of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 3 May 2002 at 02:14 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 530 km depth
Date & time: 3 May 2002 02:14:05 UTC
Depth: 530.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.751°S / 63.692°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 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!
229 km (143 mi) NE of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) NE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) SSE of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||530 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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