Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 59 km south of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 20 September 2010 at 03:25 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 188 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 188.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.085°S / 66.515°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Mutquin (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Huillapima (Capayán) (pop: 7,780) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Los Altos (Santa Rosa) (pop: 6,420) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||188 km||Catamarca, Argentina||USGS|
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