Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 19 km west of Oran, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 4 May 2002 at 12:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 4 May 2002 12:51:38 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.072°S / 64.492°W (Departamento de Oran, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tuzgle (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) N of Yuto (Ledesma, Jujuy) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NNE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) N of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (284 mi) S of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||33 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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