Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 194 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 19:44 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 194 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 19:44 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 220 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Nov 14, 2009 19:44:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 220.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.965°S / 66.641°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode: 22.965°N / 113.359°E
Nearest volcano: Poquis (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) W of Tartagal (Salta) (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.2220 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 28, 2010 18:51
12 years ago
4.5

261 km
Departamento de Rinconada, 51 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Mar 6, 2010 14:45
12 years ago
4.6

201 km
Departamento de La Poma, 68 km N of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Feb 27, 2010 16:22
12 years ago
4.9

206 km
Departamento de La Poma, 176 km NW of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, ArgentinaMore
Feb 23, 2010 00:06
12 years ago
4.7

194 km
Departamento de Rinconada, 99 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Feb 15, 2010 02:54
12 years ago
4.7

232 km
46 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Feb 7, 2010 17:09
12 years ago
5.6

239 km
Departamento de Susques, 168 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Feb 2, 2010 14:30
12 years ago
4.0

290 km
Departamento de Rinconada, 221 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jan 28, 2010 08:04
12 years ago
5.9

208 km
Departamento de Susques, 172 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jan 20, 2010 09:03
12 years ago
4.4

193 km
Departamento de Susques, 170 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jan 15, 2010 07:29
12 years ago
4.1

243 km
Departamento de Rinconada, 46 km NW of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jan 9, 2010 09:00
12 years ago
4.3

215 km
Departamento de Susques, 76 km SW of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Jan 9, 2010 09:00
12 years ago
4.3

215 km
Departamento de Susques, 76 km SW of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore
Dec 15, 2009 09:13
12 years ago
4.2

256 km
Departamento de Rinconada, 229 km NW of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, ArgentinaMore

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