Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 172 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 17/08/2020 23:18:09 -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 172 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 17/08/2020 23:18:09

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 154 km depth

18 Aug 02:24 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Aug 2020 02:18:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17/08/2020 23:18:09
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 154.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.243°S / 67.006°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1423 km (884 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1154 km172 km WNW of Salta, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.4170 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.3213 km73 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.4180 km84 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.4177 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.1154 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.3221 km68 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.410 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 172 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 17/08/2020 23:18:09
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