Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 32 km northeast of Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 22 January 2005 at 02:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 527 km depth
Date & time: 22 Jan 2005 02:57:07 UTC
Depth: 526.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.27°S / 63.649°W (Departamento de General José de San Martin, Salta, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Villamontes (Gran Chaco, Tarija, Bolivia) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NE of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) NNE of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SSE 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||527 km||Salta, Argentina||USGS|
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