Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 48 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, on Wednesday, 22 June 2011 at 13:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 164 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 163.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.958°S / 66.559°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||164 km||Catamarca, Argentina||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Jul 2011 17:36 UTC| M 5.4 |170.1 km (105.7 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details