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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 75 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, August 25, 2006 at 00:44 GMT

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 75 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, August 25, 2006 at 00:44 GMT Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 75 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, August 25, 2006 at 00:44 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 184 km depth

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 25, 2006 00:44:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.6
Depth184.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.403°S / 67.028°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode24.403°N / 112.972°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoNevado Queva (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities75 km (46 mi) WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
172 km (107 mi) WNW of El Carril (Chicoana) (pop: 9,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
220 km (137 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
309 km (192 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
324 km (202 mi) NW of San Miguel de Tucuman (Tucumán) (pop: 781,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
390 km (243 mi) SW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.6184 kmSalta, ArgentinaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (54 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Feb 20, 2007 01:00
15 years ago
3.8

209 km
71 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Feb 11, 2007 17:27
15 years ago
3.8

151 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 170 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Feb 11, 2007 15:04
15 years ago
4.5

156 km
68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Feb 1, 2007 05:57
15 years ago
3.8

197 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 36 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jan 16, 2007 18:37
15 years ago
4.6

206 km
60 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jan 8, 2007 03:55
15 years ago
4.6

149 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 81 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jan 7, 2007 02:36
15 years ago
3.7

160 km
73 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Jan 1, 2007 17:43
16 years ago
4.0

179 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 47 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Dec 22, 2006 12:17
16 years ago
4.2

181 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 70 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Dec 20, 2006 00:20
16 years ago
4.1

193 km
34 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Dec 16, 2006 21:49
16 years ago
4.4

180 km
Departamento de Susques, 172 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Nov 27, 2006 17:58
16 years ago
3.8

161 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 170 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 18, 2006 18:43
16 years ago
4.1

165 km
62 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 15, 2006 09:57
16 years ago
4.6

200 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 221 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 15, 2006 02:07
16 years ago
3.9

186 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 216 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 13, 2006 10:29
16 years ago
3.9

180 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 199 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 11, 2006 07:23
16 years ago
4.5

189 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 51 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 10, 2006 11:33
16 years ago
3.9

186 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 47 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 7, 2006 03:29
16 years ago
3.5

148 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 164 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 4, 2006 12:09
16 years ago
4.0

170 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 55 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Nov 4, 2006 02:04
16 years ago
4.2

166 km
60 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 30, 2006 20:44
16 years ago
3.7

159 km
75 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 22, 2006 21:01
16 years ago
3.8

164 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 170 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 21, 2006 19:59
16 years ago
4.2

178 km
63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 6, 2006 22:17
16 years ago
3.9

156 km
44 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Oct 5, 2006 02:47
16 years ago
4.1

166 km
65 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 24, 2006 05:43
16 years ago
3.9

185 km
Departamento de Susques, 151 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Sep 23, 2006 21:29
16 years ago
4.6

158 km
65 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 23, 2006 20:13
16 years ago
4.5

162 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 173 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 22, 2006 00:49
16 years ago
4.2

180 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 19, 2006 10:51
16 years ago
4.9

164 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 48 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 18, 2006 12:20
16 years ago
4.4

166 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 174 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 18, 2006 07:19
16 years ago
4.0

166 km
Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, 176 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Sep 17, 2006 06:01
16 years ago
4.4

155 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 177 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 16, 2006 18:59
16 years ago
4.1

202 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 53 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 14, 2006 20:42
16 years ago
4.6

167 km
67 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 13, 2006 23:12
16 years ago
4.0

198 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 36 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 9, 2006 00:09
16 years ago
5.0

174 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 44 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 4, 2006 00:34
16 years ago
5.1

183 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 41 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 2, 2006 14:04
16 years ago
3.3

184 km
63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Sep 1, 2006 03:17
16 years ago
3.9

169 km
68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 31, 2006 16:20
16 years ago
5.1

182 km
63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 31, 2006 14:20
16 years ago
3.7

164 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 183 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 31, 2006 04:58
16 years ago
4.1

157 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 175 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 29, 2006 04:00
16 years ago
4.0

189 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 190 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 28, 2006 00:43
16 years ago
3.5

201 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 27, 2006 13:27
16 years ago
3.9

180 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 193 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 27, 2006 07:01
16 years ago
4.1

191 km
Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 47 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 27, 2006 06:29
16 years ago
3.8

169 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 177 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 27, 2006 05:28
16 years ago
4.2

183 km
46 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 26, 2006 20:24
16 years ago
3.7

244 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 256 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 25, 2006 22:57
16 years ago
4.2

173 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 179 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Aug 25, 2006 02:23
16 years ago
3.6

177 km
Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, 185 km W of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Aug 25, 2006 01:08
16 years ago
4.2

196 km
Departamento de Los Andes, 222 km W of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
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