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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina on Sunday, 18 November 2007

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Jujuy, Argentina on Sunday, 18 November 2007
Date & time: Sunday, 18 November 2007 05:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 246.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.643°S / 66.323°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cerros de Tocopuri (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) W of Abra Pampa (pop: 9,400)
92 km (57 mi) NW of El Aguilar (pop: 3,700)
96 km (60 mi) SW of La Quiaca (pop: 14,800)
97 km (60 mi) SW of Villazón (pop: 30,300)
118 km (73 mi) NW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Tupiza (pop: 22,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Nov 05:40 UTCM 6.0 / 246.4 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
Note: for quakes of 2012 and earlier, our database often contains only records from USGS.

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Jujuy, Argentina, 18 Nov 2007 05:40

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 11 May 2008 01:44 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    233 km (144.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Apr 2008 13:04 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    276.5 km (171.8 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2008 23:43 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    223.3 km (138.8 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 2008 11:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    197.5 km (122.7 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Apr 2008 14:55 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    237.7 km (147.7 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Feb 2008 22:07 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    241.8 km (150.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Feb 2008 02:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    241 km (149.8 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Dec 2007 15:45 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    204.4 km (127 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 2007 13:10 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    222.6 km (138.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina on Sunday, 18 November 2007
 

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