Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 43 km south of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, 13 January 2004 at 21:54 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Argentina | Quakes in Bolivia| Salta | Departamento de Tarija | Jujuy | Departamento de Chuquisaca | Tucuman
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 535 km depth
Date & time: 13 Jan 2004 21:54:23 UTC
Depth: 535.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.875°S / 63.646°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NE of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NE of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) SSE of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) NNE of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|5.4||535 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.