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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 69 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 10:56 GMT

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 69 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 10:56 GMT Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 69 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 10:56 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 196 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 2, 2005 10:56:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.1
Depth196.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.221°S / 67.003°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode24.221°N / 112.997°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoNevado Queva (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities69 km (43 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (107 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (108 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
180 km (112 mi) WNW of El Carril (Chicoana) (pop: 9,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
217 km (135 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
298 km (185 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
340 km (211 mi) NNW of San Miguel de Tucuman (Tucumán) (pop: 781,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
378 km (235 mi) WSW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.1196 kmSalta, ArgentinaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (60 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 21, 2005 11:42
17 years ago
4.4

194 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 55 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 13, 2005 07:02
17 years ago
3.9

179 km
62 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 13, 2005 04:42
17 years ago
4.4

173 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 12, 2005 02:22
17 years ago
4.9

189 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 37 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 7, 2005 05:53
17 years ago
3.1

203 km
Antofagasta, 199 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Nov 7, 2005 05:31
17 years ago
3.7

215 km
249 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 4, 2005 04:57
17 years ago
4.2

175 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 65 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 31, 2005 06:11
17 years ago
3.7

172 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 203 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 29, 2005 20:55
17 years ago
3.8

135 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 26, 2005 14:05
17 years ago
4.5

170 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 59 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 24, 2005 21:57
17 years ago
3.9

193 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 202 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 24, 2005 04:17
17 years ago
4.1

173 km
66 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 22, 2005 16:07
17 years ago
4.1

192 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 62 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 21, 2005 21:06
17 years ago
3.5

191 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 38 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 21, 2005 07:30
17 years ago
3.3

199 km
289 km E of Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 19, 2005 06:35
17 years ago
3.9

207 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 199 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 19, 2005 01:50
17 years ago
4.3

189 km
48 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 16, 2005 18:31
17 years ago
4.5

185 km
42 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 5, 2005 13:53
17 years ago
3.8

197 km
60 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 2, 2005 08:54
17 years ago
3.7

185 km
44 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 29, 2005 21:09
17 years ago
4.3

186 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 44 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 27, 2005 08:42
17 years ago
3.3

197 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 202 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 23, 2005 15:49
17 years ago
4.8

153 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 6, 2005 15:07
17 years ago
4.0

200 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 46 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 5, 2005 18:10
17 years ago
4.2

192 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 55 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 5, 2005 08:17
17 years ago
3.8

175 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 65 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 3, 2005 23:04
17 years ago
3.9

199 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 42 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 1, 2005 14:13
17 years ago
3.9

185 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 58 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 26, 2005 10:19
17 years ago
4.1

158 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 167 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 21, 2005 06:40
17 years ago
3.3

180 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 69 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 17, 2005 09:01
17 years ago
4.5

177 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 170 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 5, 2005 02:07
17 years ago
4.5

151 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 180 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 5, 2005 00:42
17 years ago
4.5

193 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 53 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 3, 2005 14:11
17 years ago
4.1

175 km
Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, 184 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jul 31, 2005 23:24
17 years ago
3.4

172 km
71 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 30, 2005 14:23
17 years ago
3.5

157 km
68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 26, 2005 20:59
17 years ago
4.1

169 km
64 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 18, 2005 14:41
17 years ago
4.0

172 km
61 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 14, 2005 22:03
17 years ago
4.1

188 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 54 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 13, 2005 19:13
17 years ago
4.1

193 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 43 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 12, 2005 10:12
17 years ago
3.3

200 km
91 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 7, 2005 09:10
17 years ago
4.1

166 km
Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, 177 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jul 5, 2005 10:07
17 years ago
4.4

172 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 60 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 3, 2005 19:53
17 years ago
4.1

185 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jul 1, 2005 18:20
17 years ago
3.6

210 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 46 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 30, 2005 00:06
17 years ago
4.3

177 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 57 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 25, 2005 17:14
17 years ago
3.8

203 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 24, 2005 20:29
17 years ago
3.5

167 km
66 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 24, 2005 13:44
17 years ago
4.2

172 km
65 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 23, 2005 12:07
17 years ago
4.1

162 km
64 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 17, 2005 14:53
17 years ago
4.0

186 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 58 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 15, 2005 15:26
17 years ago
3.7

150 km
73 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 15, 2005 05:49
17 years ago
4.2

189 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 54 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 12, 2005 11:01
17 years ago
3.4

192 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 46 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 4, 2005 20:00
17 years ago
3.7

200 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 46 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 2, 2005 14:44
17 years ago
4.1

181 km
69 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 2, 2005 14:03
17 years ago
3.6

202 km
246 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 2, 2005 11:36
17 years ago
4.2

178 km
Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, 179 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jun 2, 2005 11:15
17 years ago
4.1

172 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 172 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jun 2, 2005 11:10
17 years ago
4.1

184 km
63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
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