Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Juan B. Alberdi, 27 km southwest of Aguilares, Departamento de Rio Chico, Tucuman, Argentina, on Tuesday, 19 January 2010 at 17:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 27 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 26.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.584°S / 65.829°W (Departamento de Juan B. Alberdi, Tucuman, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Aguilares (Río Chico) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of La Cocha (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Monteros (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Famailla (Famaillá) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Bella Vista (Departamento de Leales) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Termas de Rio Hondo (Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) N of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (Catamarca) (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Yerba Buena (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||27 km||Tucuman, Argentina||USGS|
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